Home Database Annual Lineup 1981 Japan
Matchbox 1981 Lineup
J 1
Dodge Challenger
dark blue, white
J 2
S2 Buccaneer Jet
black, yellow wings
J 3
Porsche 930 Turbo
medium metallic green
J 4
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Hot Rod
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
J 5
(Jeep) U.S. Mail Truck
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
J 6
Mercedes-Benz 350SL Convertible
cherry red, white roof
J 7
Volkswagen Golf
J 8
De Tomaso Pantera
white, 8, 8 (sided)
white, 8
white, 9 (from SF62c)
white, sun (from SF47b)
cream, 8, 8 (sided)
J 9
Ford Escort RS 2000
white, DUNLOP 9 (sided)
J 10
Plymouth Gran Fury Police
white, POLICE with shield (black)
J 11
Bedford Car Transporter
red, beige
J 12
Citroen CX Break
light metallic blue
very light metallic blue
dark metallic blue
J 13
GMC Snorkel Fire Engine
dark red, yellow boom, yellow bucket
J 14
Monteverdi Rallye Royale
pearly silver, blue and black 14
J 15
Lansing Bagnall Fork Lift Truck
red, LANSING, pegasus at front facing forward
J 16
Pontiac Firebird
metallic tan, dark tan bird
metallic tan, brown bird
light metallic tan, brown bird
green-gold, olive bird
dark gold, chocolate bird
dark gold, olive bird
green-gold, chocolate bird
J 17
Daimler Londoner
red, BERGER PAINTS (round) (sided)
red, BERGER PAINTS (square) (sided)
J 18
Hondarora Motorcycle
metallic green, chrome engine
metallic green, black engine
J 19
Peterbilt Cement Truck
red, orange-yellow, red slashes
red, orange, red slashes
red, lemon, red slashes
red, lemon
J 20
Range Rover Police Patrol
white, white POLICE (from SF33c)
white, POLICE with checkers
J 21
Renault 5 TL
silver-gray, red LE CAR
J 22
Blaze Buster Fire Engine
dark red, FIRE
dull red, FIRE
J 23
Atlas Dump Truck
dark blue, silver-gray
red, silver-gray
J 24
Diesel Shunter
light yellow, red-metal, D1496-RF
dark yellow, red-metal, D1496-RF
J 25
Toyota Celica
blue, 78, black door post
blue, 78, plain door post
J 26
Site Dumper
orange-red, red
orange-red, silver-gray
J 27
Swing Wing Jet
red, white
dark red, white
J 28
Lincoln Continental MK V
light red, white roof
dark red, white roof
J 29
Muir Hill Shovel Nose Tractor
dark yellow, black shovel
light orange, red shovel
light orange, black shovel
dark orange, black shovel
J 30
Leyland Articulated Truck
metallic blue, silver-gray
J 31
white, orange stripe with seagull (sided)
white, blue stripe with seagull (sided)
J 32
Atlas Excavator
dark orange, gloss black
dark orange, charcoal
light orange, gloss black
light orange, charcoal
J 33
Honda 750 Police Motorcycle
white, POLICE
J 34
Chevrolet Pro Stocker
white, blue 34, red bolt, no on sides
white, blue 34, red bolt
white, blue 34, dark red bolt
J 35
light red, 35
dark red, 35
dark red, sun (from SF47b)
J 36
Ford Refuse Truck
metallic red, yellow
metallic magenta, yellow
metallic red, bright yellow
J 37
Skip Truck
metallic blue, yellow skip
J 38
Ford Camper
orange-red, light tan camper
red, light tan camper
J 39
Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II
metallic red
J 40
Bedford Horse Box
light metallic green, beige
dark metallic green, beige
J 41
Chevrolet Ambulance
white, AMBULANCE / EMS logo (sided)
red, NOTARZT tampo
dark red, NOTARZT tampo
J 42
Mercedes-Benz Container Truck
red, beige, CONFERN (sided)
red, white, MATCHBOX (sided)
metallic green, yellow, green, MAYFLOWER (sided)
metallic green, orange, green, MAYFLOWER (sided)
red, beige, MATCHBOX (sided)
J 43
0-4-0 Steam Loco
red, black boiler, 4345
red, black boiler, NP
J 44
Railway Passenger Coach
red, beige flat roof, 5810 6102 green
red, cream flat roof, 5810 6102 green
J 45
white and dark green, amber roof light, 123 / POLIZEI
orange, no roof light, BMW
orange, no roof light
J 46
Ford Tractor
metallic lime, yellow harrow
metallic lime, orange-yellow harrow
dark metallic lime, yellow harrow
dark metallic lime, orange-yellow harrow
blue, yellow harrow
blue, orange-yellow harrow
J 47
Pannier Locomotive
dark green, black, GWR
medium green, black, GWR
J 48
Sambron Fork Lift Truck
yellow, yellow arm, black fork
yellow, yellow-orange arm, black fork
J 49
Crane Truck
J 50
Harley Davidson Sportster
light metallic tan, black
dark metallic tan, black
J 51
Grain Grabber (Combine Harvester)
red, yellow rotor, yellow chute
J 52
silver-gray, black stripes, 52
J 53
Jeep CJ6
metallic green, tan roof
metallic green, pink-tan roof
J 54
Mobile Home (based on Winnebago)
white, brown stripes
J 55
Ford Cortina MK IV
metallic red, open doors
J 56
Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL
beige, red TAXI roof mount
J 57
Ford Wildlife Truck
white, tan lion, black stripe
white, red-brown lion, black stripe
J 58
Faun Dump Truck
J 59
Porsche 928
light metallic blue
dark metallic blue
J 60
Holden Pick-Up
cream, yellow cycles, SUPERBIKE
cream, red cycles, SUPERBIKE
white, red cycles, SUPERBIKE
cream, red cycles, HONDA (from MI838)
J 61
Ford Wreck Truck
bright yellow
dull yellow
J 62
Chevrolet Corvette
black, lemon and orange hood tampo
J 63
Freeway Gas Tanker
white cab, white tank, BP SUPER (sided)
J 64
Caterpillar D 9 Bulldozer
yellow, tan
yellow, pale tan
light yellow, tan
J 65
Airport Coach
red, white roof, QANTAS (sided)
red, white roof, TWA (sided)
orange, white roof, SCHULBUS (sided)
J 66
Ford Transit
dark orange, brown cargo, 3 / 16" thick tailgate
light orange, light tan cargo, 3 / 16" thick tailgate
light orange, dark tan cargo, 3 / 16" thick tailgate
J 67
Datsun (Nissan) 260 Z 2 + 2
J 68
Chevrolet Van
green, CHEVY and brown stripes
green, CHEVY and lemon stripes
J 69
Armored Truck
red, WELLS FARGO, QZ-2031
J 70
Ferrari 308 GTB
red, orange-red
J 71
Dodge Cattle Truck
light metallic green, beige
dark metallic green, beige
light metallic green, orange-yellow
dark metallic green, orange-yellow
J 72
Bomag Road Roller
J 73
Ford Model A Coupe
cream, dark green
cream, dark olive
metallic green, dark green
J 74
Mercury Cougar Villager
dark metallic blue, blue tailgate
J 75
Kaman Seasprite Helecopter
white, blue RESCUE (sided)