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SF40b

Bedford Horse Box
Box Type
  • L: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in oval, colour picture on side, 1977-82
Box Size
  • long/wide (3.063 x 1.500 x 1.500 inches, 78 x 38 x 38 millimeters)
Additional Text on Front
  • "NEW"
Bottom Line Text
  • "MATCHBOX", "MARCA REGISTRADA" REGISTERED TRADE MARK OF LESNEY PRODUCTS & CO. LTD. LONDON E.9 5PA ENGLAND
Box Sides
  • "SUPERFAST" in block capitals
End Flap Design
  • MARK 5
Year on Box
  • 1977
SF40b

Bedford Horse Box
Box Type
  • L: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in oval, colour picture on side, 1977-82
Box Size
  • long/wide (3.063 x 1.500 x 1.500 inches, 78 x 38 x 38 millimeters)
Additional Text on Front
  • "NEW"
Bottom Line Text
  • "MATCHBOX", "MARCA REGISTRADA" REGISTERED TRADE MARK OF LESNEY PRODUCTS & CO. LTD. LONDON E.9 5PA ENGLAND
  • CONFORMITÉ AUX NORMES GARANTIE PAR LESNEY S.A.NE CONVIENT PAS À UN ENFANT DE MOINS DE 36 MOIS
End Flap Design
  • MARK 5
Year on Box
  • 1977
SF40b

Bedford Horse Box
Box Type
  • L: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in oval, colour picture on side, 1977-82
Box Size
  • long/wide (3.063 x 1.500 x 1.500 inches, 78 x 38 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
  • 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 5
Year on Box
  • 1977
SF40b

Bedford Horse Box
Box Type
  • L: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in oval, colour picture on side, 1977-82
Box Size
  • long/wide (3.063 x 1.500 x 1.500 inches, 78 x 38 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
  • box containing four lines inside top (English and French):
    CAUTION: CONTAINS SMALL PARTS.
    NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 36 MONTHS.
    ATTENTION! CONTIENT PETITES PIECES.
    NE CONVIENT PAS À UN ENFANT DE MOINS DE 36 MOIS.
End Flap Design
  • MARK 5
Year on Box
  • 1977
SF40b

Bedford Horse Box
Box Type
  • L: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in oval, colour picture on side, 1977-82
Box Size
  • long/wide (3.063 x 1.500 x 1.500 inches, 78 x 38 x 38 millimeters)
Bottom Line Text
  • "MATCHBOX" IS THE REGISTERED TRADE MARK (MARCA REGISTRADA) OF LESNEY PRODUCTS & CO. LTD. LONDON ENGLAND
Box Sides
  • box containing eight lines inside top (English, French and Italian):
    CAUTION: CONTAINS SMALL PARTS.
    NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 36 MONTHS.
    ATTENTION! CONTIENT DES PETITES PIECES.
    NE CONVIENT PAS À UN ENFANT DE MOINS DE 36 MOIS.
    CONFORMITÉ AUX NORMES GARANTIE PAR LESNEY S.A.
    AVVERTIMENTO: CONTIENE PICCOLI PEZZI. NON ADATTO
    AD UN BAMBINO DI ETA MINORE AL 36 MESI.
    CONFORME PRESCRIZIONE DM 31.7.79.
End Flap Design
  • MARK 5
Year on Box
  • 1977
SF40b

Bedford Horse Box
Box Type
  • L: colour picture, "MATCHBOX" in oval, colour picture on side, 1977-82
Box Size
  • long/wide (3.063 x 1.500 x 1.500 inches, 78 x 38 x 38 millimeters)
Bottom Line Text
  • "MATCHBOX" IS THE REGISTERED TRADE MARK (MARCA REGISTRADA) OF LESNEY PRODUCTS & CO. LTD. LONDON ENGLAND
Box Sides
  • box containing eight lines inside top (English, French and Italian):
    CAUTION: CONTAINS SMALL PARTS.
    NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 36 MONTHS.
    ATTENTION! CONTIENT DES PETITES PIECES.
    NE CONVIENT PAS À UN ENFANT DE MOINS DE 36 MOIS.
    CONFORMITÉ AUX NORMES GARANTIE PAR LESNEY S.A.
    AVVERTIMENTO: CONTIENE PICCOLI PEZZI. NON ADATTO
    AD UN BAMBINO DI ETA MINORE AL 36 MESI.
    CONFORME PRESCRIZIONE DM 31.7.79.
Year on Box
  • 1977