Corgi, Matchbox, Lledo collection of diecast vehicles in three boxes plus a box containing empty boxes! A selection of vintage toy catalogues by Matchbox, Dinky, Britians and others together with a carded Robert Opie reproduction Dinky Toys metal sig A quantity of empty boxes for Matchbox, Matchbox Superfast, Dinky Corgi and also some plain brown boxes for storage. Some boxes are reproductions A mixed lot of circus related items which includes; Britains Diorama, diecast by Matchbox, Corgi, Lledo etc, posters, tins etc. A good selection of Matchbox diecast models including 'Models of Yesteryear' - 36 in various styles of window box packaging, 4 in card boxes toget
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By Chris Knapman. However, this year there is another reason to blow the dust from them, for it marks the 60th anniversary of Matchbox. Odell, a school dropout who later joined the Royal Army Service Corps, was by this time working for a die-casting company, Lesney Products itself set up by two British ex-servicemen, Leslie Smith and Rodney Smith in Working out of a bombed-out Tottenham pub called The Rifleman, Lesney spent the early Fifties moving away from producing small products for industrial use towards making die-cast toys. Believing this direction to be a lost cause, Rodney Smith quit the company in , leaving it in the hands of Leslie Smith and Odell, who was by then a partner.
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Matchbox is a popular toy brand which was introduced by Lesney Products in , and is now owned by Mattel , Inc. The brand was given its name because the original die-cast Matchbox toys were sold in boxes similar in to those in which matches were sold. The brand grew to encompass a broad range of toys, including larger scale die-cast models, plastic model kits, and action figures. During the s, Matchbox began to switch to the more conventional plastic and cardboard " blister packs " that were used by other die-cast toy brands such as Hot Wheels.