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RW36c

Opel Diplomat
Box Type
  • E3: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in arch, 1966
Box Size
  • medium/wide (2.625 x 1.500 x 1.500 inches, 67 x 38 x 38 millimeters)
Additional Text on Front
  • model number
Bottom Line Text
  • A LESNEY PRODUCT (straight)
  • MADE IN ENGLAND, bottom right
Box Sides
  • two light blue sides
End Flap Design
  • model number, name and colour picture
  • "NEW MODEL"
Notes
  • green model, open bonnet shown
RW36c

Opel Diplomat
Box Type
  • E3: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in arch, 1966
Box Size
  • long/narrow (3.063 x 1.000 x 1.500 inches, 78 x 26 x 38 millimeters)
Additional Text on Front
  • model number
Bottom Line Text
  • A LESNEY PRODUCT (straight)
  • MADE IN ENGLAND, bottom right
Box Sides
  • two light blue sides
End Flap Design
  • model number, name and colour picture
  • "NEW MODEL"
Notes
  • green model, closed bonnet shown
RW36c

Opel Diplomat
Box Type
  • E3: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in arch, 1966
Box Size
  • long/narrow (3.063 x 1.000 x 1.500 inches, 78 x 26 x 38 millimeters)
Additional Text on Front
  • model number
Bottom Line Text
  • A LESNEY PRODUCT (straight)
  • MADE IN ENGLAND, bottom right
Box Sides
  • two light blue sides
End Flap Design
  • model number, name and colour picture
Notes
  • green model, closed bonnet shown
RW36c

Opel Diplomat
Box Type
  • E4: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in arch, 1967
Box Size
  • long/narrow (3.063 x 1.000 x 1.500 inches, 78 x 26 x 38 millimeters)
Additional Text on Front
  • model number
Bottom Line Text
  • A LESNEY PRODUCT (straight)
  • MADE IN ENGLAND, bottom right
Box Sides
  • two light blue sides
End Flap Design
  • model number, name, "MATCHBOX" and colour picture
Notes
  • gold model, open bonnet shown
RW36c

Opel Diplomat
Box Type
  • E4R: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in arch with "®", 1968
Box Size
  • long/narrow (3.063 x 1.000 x 1.500 inches, 78 x 26 x 38 millimeters)
Additional Text on Front
  • model number
Bottom Line Text
  • A LESNEY PRODUCT (straight)
  • MADE IN ENGLAND, bottom right
Box Sides
  • two light blue sides
End Flap Design
  • model number, name, "MATCHBOX" with "®" and colour picture
Notes
  • gold model, open bonnet shown
  • noticeable shade differences