ll Lesney Matchbox G4 PLEASE NOTE: I will no longer be altering the variation codes. All new discoveries will be inserted in to their correct place in the timeline and given a suffix.
So a new variation that would be nearest to variation 4 would become the new 4a, etc.

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G4c giftset 1963 Grand Prix Set

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Lot 2220 The Norfolk Collection - September 12th, 2007 Matchbox Regular Wheels No.G4 "Grand Prix Race Track" Gift Set comprising of No.M1 "BP" Auto Tanker, No.13c Ford Thames Trader Wreck Truck - red, grey hook, black plastic wheels, No.14c Bedford Lomas "Ambulance" - off white, black plastic wheels, No.19c Aston Martin DBR5 Racing Car - metallic green, wire wheels, racing number 19, No.32b Jaguar E-type - metallic red, clear windows, wire wheels with black tyres, No.47b Commer "Lyons Maid" Ice Cream Canteen - blue, black plastic wheels, No.52a Maserati Racing Car - yellow, wire wheels, racing number 52, No.73b Ferrari Racing Car - red, wire wheels with black tyres, racing number 73. Set also comes complete with printed card roadway although missing sleeve and "BP International Motor Racing" leaflet - condition is generally Near Mint to Mint, inner carded trays and box base Excellent, outer colour picture carded sleeve is Excellent to Excellent Plus nice example. Estimate: 300-400 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 520


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Lot 2637 The Ron Slyder Collection - April 12th, 2007 Matchbox Regular Wheels - G4 Grand Prix Race Track Gift Set containing (1) Major Pack M1 BP Autotanker - no rear silver trim, smooth black plastic wheels, (2) No.13c Ford Thames Trader Wreck Truck - closed lattice jib, grey plastic double arm hook, smooth black plastic wheels, (3) No.14c Bedford Lomas Ambulance - off white, white interior, silver grille, smooth black plastic wheels, (4) No.19c Aston Martin DBR5 Racing Car - metallic green, grey driver, racing number 19, wire wheels, (5) No.32b Jaguar E-type - metallic red, clear windows, wire wheels with black tyres, (6) No.41b Jaguar D-type - green, tan driver, racing number 41, cast shut air scoop, large knobbly grey plastic wheels, rounded axles (incorrect period for this set which should contain a wire wheel version of this model), (7) No.47b Commer Ice-cream Van "Lyons Maid" - blue, white interior with tall figure, small square roof decal, side decals are purple, lemon yellow, and burnt orange, riveted baseplate, smooth black plastic wheels, (8) No.52a Maserati Grand Prix Racing Car - yellow, white driver, racing number 52, wire wheels, (9) No.73b Ferrari F1 Racing Car - red, grey driver, racing number 73, wire wheels - contents generally Near Mint to Mint apart from BP Tanker which is Excellent, set also complete with Roadway Series R4 printed card Grand Prix Race Track - Near Mint in Excellent to Excellent Plus paper sleeve, also complete with both inner card plinths which are Good to Good Plus but is however missing the "BP International Motor Racing" leaflet, inner tray is Good to Good Plus with Fair outer card sleeve. Estimate: 260-320 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 320


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Lot 1103 Matchbox Magic 14 - April 5th, 2006 Matchbox Regular Wheels G4 Grand Prix Race Track Gift Set containing (1) Major Pack M1 BP Autotanker - rear silver trim, factory error with one decal facing rear rather than both facing front, smooth black plastic wheels, (2) No.13c Ford Thames Trader Wreck Truck - closed lattice jib, grey plastic double arm hook, smooth black plastic wheels, (3) No.14c Bedford Lomas Ambulance - off white, white interior, silver grille, smooth black plastic wheels, (4) No.19c Aston Martin DBR5 Racing Car - metallic green, grey driver, racing number 19, wire wheels, (5) No.32b Jaguar E-Type - metallic red, clear windows, wire wheels with black tyres, (6) No.47b Commer Ice-Cream Van "Lyons Maid" - blue, white interior with tall figure, small square roof decal, side decals are pale pink, lime green and orange, clip-fit baseplate, smooth black plastic wheels, (7) No.41b Jaguar D-Type - racing number 41, wire wheels, (8) No.52 a Maserati Racing Car - yellow, white driver, racing number 52, wire wheels, (9) No.73b Ferrari F1 Racing Car - red, grey driver, racing number 73, wire wheels, (10) Roadways Series R4 grand Prix Race Track (lacks paper sleeve) and BP International Motor Racing Leaflet - contents Near Mint to Mint in Excellent Plus detailed colour picture box complete with both inner card plinths and transit card. Superb example with only minor wear to box. Estimate: 400 -600 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 1300


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Lot 1097 Matchbox Magic 14 - April 5th, 2006 Matchbox Regular Wheels G4 Grand Prix Race Track Gift Set containing (1) Major Pack M1 BP Autotanker - rear silver trim, knobbly black plastic wheels - Excellent (additional period decal applied to rear), (2) No.13c Ford Thames Trader Wreck Truck - closed lattice jib, bare metal double arm hook, knobbly black plastic wheels - Good Plus, (3) No.14c Bedford Lomas Ambulance - off white, white interior, silver grille, smooth black plastic wheels - Good Plus (paint chips touched in), (4) No.19c Aston Martin DBR5 Racing Car - metallic green, grey driver, racing number 19, wire wheels - Good to Good Plus, (5) No.32b Jaguar E-Type - metallic red, clear windows, wire wheels with grey tyres - Excellent, (6) No.47b Commer Ice-Cream Van "Lyons Maid" - blue, white interior with tall figure, small square roof decal, side decals are pale pink, lime green and orange, clip-fit baseplate, smooth black plastic wheels - Good Plus, (7) No.52a Maserati Racing Car - yellow, wire wheels - Fair, (8) No.73b Ferrari F1 Racing Car - red, white driver, racing number 73, wire wheels - Mint, set also complete with Near Mint printed card Roadway, (missing outer paper sleeve), "BP International Motor Racing" leaflet and both inner card plinths in Good "Matchbox Series" detailed colour picture box. Set is however missing No.41b Jaguar D-Type. Estimate: 200 -240 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 440


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Lot 1661 The Racing & Sports Car Collection - January 18th, 2006 Matchbox Regular Wheels - No.G4 Grand Prix Gift Set containing (1) No.13c Ford Thames Trader Wreck Truck - closed jib, grey double arm hook, smooth black plastic wheels - Excellent, (2) No.19c Aston Martin DBR5 Racing Car - metallic green, grey driver, racing number 19, wire wheels - Excellent (area of corrosion to baseplate), (3) No.14c Bedford Lomas Ambulance - off white, white interior, silver grille, smooth black plastic wheels - Good Plus, (4) No.32b Jaguar E-Type - metallic red, clear windows, wire wheels with black tyres - Excellent, (5) No.41b Jaguar D-Type - wire wheels - Excellent Plus, (6) No.47b Commer Ice-cream Van "Lyons Maid" - blue, white interior with tall figure, small square roof decal, riveted baseplate, smooth black plastic wheels - Good to Good Plus, (7) No.52a Maserati 4CLT Racing Car - yellow, white driver, racing number 52, wire wheels - Good Plus (corrosion to 2 wheels and rear of baseplate), (8) No.73b Ferrari F1 Racing Car - red, grey driver, racing number 73, wire wheels - Good to Good Plus (corrosion to 3 wheel hubs and baseplate), (9) M1 BP Autotanker - no rear trim, smooth black plastic wheels - Excellent, set also complete with printed card roadway and leaflet - Near Mint to Mint in Excellent Plus to Near Mint box complete with Excellent inner card packing pieces but lacks inner transit card. Estimate: 200 -240 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 480