Monthly Archive: March 2021

Matchbox MB1199 : 2019 Jeep Renegade 0

MB1199 : 2019 Jeep Renegade

Model Details Brand: Jeep Model: 2019 Jeep Renegade Matchbox Catalog Entry: MB1199 First introduced to the Matchbox lineup in 2020 in a stunning lime green colour this year the 2019 Jeep Renegade appears at...

Matchbox MB1212 : MBX Self Driving Bus 0

MB1212 : MBX Self Driving Bus

Model Details Brand:  Matchbox Original Model:  Self Driving Bus Matchbox Catalog Entry:  MB1212 Another generic that is very closely based on a real vehicle, at first sight in 2020 when it appeared in the...

Keeping your collection clean 0

Keeping your collection clean

A common question that gets asked on the MCF Facebook page made me think of this article that I wrote some years ago and it is possibly one of the more important aspects to...

Matchbox MB1250 : Chow Mobile II 0

MB1250 : Chow Mobile II

Model Details Brand: Matchbox Original Model: Chow Mobile II  (Previosuly Chow Mobile, Food Truck, MBX Chow Wagon or MBX V.A.N) Matchbox Catalog Entry: MB1250 (previous incarnations as MB889 & MB999) Almost new for 2021...

Ryu Asada 0

Ryu Asada (1978 – 2021)

The sad news I have just heard is that Ryu Asada, designer of some of the best of the modern Matchbox has sadly passed away at just 42 years old. I learnt this sad...

Matchbox MB1244 : 1970 Ford Capri 0

MB1244 : 1970 Ford Capri

Model Details Brand: Ford Model: Capri (1970) Matchbox Catalog Entry: MB1244 In much the same vein as the MBX Field Car this casting of the 1970 Ford Capri is new for 2021 but yet...

Matchbox 2021 Short Card 0

2021 Basic Range Packaging

For a lot of collectors, myself included, the card art forms a big part of the collection.  From the line drawings of the 1950s, to the speeding cars of the Superfast era the artwork...

Matchbox MB1243 : MBX Field Car 0

Matchbox MB1243 : MBX Field Car

Model Details Brand: Matchbox Originals Model MBX FIeld Car Matchbox Catalog Entry: MB1243 A new generic casting for 2021 is this MBX Field Car; but is it really a new casting?  Well yes of...

Matchbox MB1242 : 2020 Audi TT RS Coupe 0

Matchbox MB1242 : 2020 Audi TT RS Coupe

Model Detail Brand: Audi Model: TT RS Coupe Matchbox Catalog Entry: MB1242 Another new entry to the Matchbox miniatures range is this absolutely stunning 2020 Audi TT RS Coupe. For me this is what...

Matchbox MB1238 : 1962 Plymouth Savoy 0

Matchbox MB1238 : 1962 Plymouth Savoy

Model Detail Brand: Plymouth Model: Savoy (1962) Matchbox Catalog Entry: MB1238 Another American classic enters the Matchbox lineup with the introduction into the 2021 basic range of this 1962 Plymouth Savoy; positioned at #12...