Home Database Annual Lineup 1980 United States
Matchbox 1980 Lineup
Worldwide
1
Dodge Challenger
red, white
blue, white
dull blue, white
2
Hovercraft
light metallic green, tan, RESCUE
light metallic green, beige, RESCUE
dark metallic green, tan, RESCUE
dark metallic green, beige, RESCUE
dark metallic green, black, RESCUE
3
Porsche 930 Turbo
medium metallic green
4
'57 Chevy
light metallic purple, light metallic purple hood
dark metallic purple, dark metallic purple hood
light metallic purple, dark metallic purple hood
dark metallic purple, light metallic purple hood
5
Mail Jeep
blue, white textured canopy / small windows, U.S. MAIL tampo, orange canopy stripes
blue, white textured canopy / small windows, U.S. MAIL tampo, red canopy stripes
6
Mercedes-Benz 350SL Convertible
medium bronze, black roof
medium bronze, white roof
light bronze, white roof
dark bronze, white roof
maroon, white roof
7
Volkswagen Golf
medium metallic green
dark metallic green
8
De Tomaso Pantera
white, 8, 8 (sided)
white, 8
white, 9 (from SF62c)
white, sun (from SF47b)
cream, 8, 8 (sided)
9
Ford Escort RS 2000
white, DUNLOP 9 (sided)
white, DUNLOP 9 (sided), no roof label
white, DUNLOP 9 (sided), longer side
10
Plymouth Gran Fury Police
white, POLICE with shield (black)
11
Bedford Car Transporter
red, beige
12
Citroen CX Break
light metallic blue
very light metallic blue
dark metallic blue
13
GMC Snorkel Fire Engine
dark red, yellow boom, yellow bucket
14
(Austin) Mini Ha Ha
red, blue / red roundels (from SB-21)
red, yellow / blue / white / red roundels
red-orange, yellow / blue / white / red roundels
15
Lansing Bagnall Fork Lift Truck
red, LANSING, pegasus at front facing forward
16
Badger
light bronze, cream antenna
light bronze, ivory antenna
light bronze, black antenna
dark bronze, black antenna
17
Daimler Londoner
blue, MATCHBOX 1953-1978
orange, MATCHBOX 1953-1978
red, MATCHBOX 1953-1978
red, BERGER PAINTS (round) (sided)
18
Hondarora Motorcycle
red, black engine
red, chrome engine
19
Peterbilt Cement Truck
red, orange-yellow, red slashes
red, gray, red slashes
red, orange-yellow
20
Range Rover Police Patrol
white, orange POLICE 1 / 8" narrow
21
Renault 5 TL
yellow, black LE CAR
22
Blaze Buster Fire Engine
dark red, FIRE
dull red, FIRE
23
Atlas Dump Truck
dark blue, orange
24
Diesel Shunter
light yellow, red-metal, D1496-RF
dark yellow, red-metal, D1496-RF
25
Flat Car with Container
flat black, dark tan plastic, OCL (from TP-22)
flat black, chocolate plastic, N.Y.K.
charcoal, dark tan plastic, N.Y.K.
flat black, coffee plastic, N.Y.K.
charcoal, light tan plastic, N.Y.K.
charcoal, yellow-tan plastic, N.Y.K.
flat black, dark tan plastic, SEA / LAND dark red (from SF42c)
26
Site Dumper
yellow, red
27
Lamborghini Countach
red, lime and black 8 tampo
28
Lincoln Continental Mk V
light red, white roof
dark red, white roof
29
Muir Hill Shovel Nose Tractor
dark yellow, red shovel
dark yellow, maroon shovel
light yellow, red shovel
30
Swamp Rat
olive green, light tan, SWAMP RATS
olive green, dark tan, SWAMP RATS
olive green, pinkish tan, SWAMP RATS
olive green, dark tan
31
Caravan
white, orange stripe with seagull (sided)
32
Field Gun
olive green, olive green guard, tan diorama
33
Honda 750 Police Motorcycle
white, POLICE
34
Vantastic (based on Ford Mustang)
orange, no engine, sun (from SF47b) hood label, no side labels
35
Fandango
light red, 35
dark red, 35
dark red, sun (from SF47b)
36
Formula 5000
red, TEXACO 11, CHAMPION
37
Skip Truck
red, yellow skip
red, blue skip
38
Jeep
olive green, black gun, olive 21 * 11 label
olive green, black gun, dark olive 21 * 11 label
39
Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II
silver-gray
dull matte gray
40
Bedford Horse Box
light metallic green, beige
dark metallic green, beige
41
Chevrolet Ambulance
white, small AMBULANCE (from K 38-B)
42
Mercedes-Benz Container Truck
red, beige, OCL (from TP-22)
43
0-4-0 Steam Loco
red, black boiler, 4345
cherry red, black boiler, 4345
red, charcoal boiler, 4345
44
Railway Passenger Coach
red, beige flat roof, 431 432 (narrow digits)
red, beige flat roof, 431 432
red, bone flat roof, 431 432
red, cream flat roof, GWR (from SF47c)
red, beige flat roof, GWR (from SF47c)
45
BMW 3.0 CSL
orange, no roof light, BMW
orange, no roof light
46
Ford Tractor
blue, yellow harrow
blue, orange-yellow harrow
47
Pannier Locomotive
dark green, black, GWR
medium green, black, GWR
48
Sambron Fork Lift Truck
yellow, yellow arm, black fork
yellow, yellow-orange arm, black fork
49
Crane Truck
yellow
50
Articulated Truck
yellow, black, orange-yellow, blue
lemon, black, lemon, blue
lemon, black, orange-yellow, blue
51
Grain Grabber (Combine Harvester)
red, yellow rotor, yellow chute
52
Police Launch
white, blue, blue POLICE
53
Jeep CJ6
red, tan roof
red, light tan roof
pinkish red, tan roof
54
Mobile Home
ivory
cream
55
Ford Cortina Mk IV
dull metallic lime, open doors
bright metallic lime, open doors
56
Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL
metallic blue
57
Ford Wildlife Truck
yellow, tan lion, RANGER label
58
Faun Dump Truck
yellow
59
Porsche 928
light metallic tan
medium metallic tan
light metallic cinnamon
dark metallic cinnamon
gray-brown
dark metallic tan
60
Holden Pick-Up
red, yellow cycles, 500 with checkers
red, olive green cycles, 500 with checkers
red, olive green cycles, sun (from SF47b)
61
Ford Wreck Truck
red
62
Chevrolet Corvette
metallic red, white hood tampo
63
Freeway Gas Tanker
lemon cab, white tank, SHELL (sided)
white cab, white tank, SHELL (sided)
white cab, white tank, EXXON (sided)
64
Caterpillar D9 Bulldozer
yellow, tan
yellow, pale tan
light yellow, tan
65
Airport Coach
dark blue, white roof, LUFTHANSA (sided)
dark blue, white roof, AMERICAN AIRLINES (sided)
dark blue, white roof, BRITISH AIRWAYS (sided)
66
Ford Transit
dark orange, brown cargo, less than 1 / 16" thin tailgate
dark orange, brown cargo, 3 / 16" thick tailgate
dark orange, dark tan cargo, 3 / 16" thick tailgate
dark orange, light tan cargo, 3 / 16" thick tailgate
67
Datsun (Nissan) 260 Z 2 + 2
metallic magenta
68
Chevrolet Van
orange, wide light red and narrow black stripes
orange, wide red and narrow black stripes
dark orange, wide red and narrow black stripes
69
Armored Truck
red, WELLS FARGO, QZ-2031
70
Self Propelled Gun
olive green
71
Dodge Cattle Truck
bronze, orange-yellow
bronze, light orange
bronze, yellow
dull red, beige
72
Bomag Road Roller
yellow
73
Ford Model A
cream, dark green
cream, dark olive
74
Mercury Cougar Villager
light metallic lime, green tailgate
light metallic lime, olive tailgate
dark metallic lime, green tailgate
very dark metallic lime, green tailgate
75
Kaman Seasprite Helecopter
white, blue RESCUE (sided)
- product example picture available