Home Database Lesney Era Boxes
The Lesney Box Art Gallery
Box Information Box Picture
SF55d

Ford Cortina Mk IV
Box Type
  • L: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in oval, colour picture on side, 1977-82
Box Size
  • long/narrow (3.063 x 1.000 x 1.500 inches, 78 x 26 x 38 millimeters)
Additional Text on Front
  • "NEW"
Bottom Line Text
  • "MATCHBOX" (MARCA REGISTRADA) REGISTERED TRADE MARK OF LESNEY PRODUCTS & CO. LTD. LONDON ENGLAND
Box Sides
  • "SUPERFAST" in block capitals
  • box containing two lines inside top (English and French):
    NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 36 MONTHS
    NE CONVIENT PAS À UN ENFANT DE MOINS DE 36 MOIS
  • box also contains one line inside bottom:
    CONFORMITÉ AUX NORMES GARANTIE PAR LESNEY S.A.
End Flap Design
  • MARK 6
Year on Box
  • 1978