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Re: The Very Best of 2017

Postby ritchie » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:29 pm

Looking back 2017, I'm very delighted to have added these 2 interesting items to my collection.

This German language display was the one that exhibited in Chester Toy Museum back then. Got it in Jan 2017 from Stewart Orr.

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A glass tumbler with a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow trapped inside. By comparing the details, I believe it's the exact same one as shown in P.21 of UK Matchbox Club Journal Vol.5 No.1 (Apr 1981). Got it in Mar 2017 from ebay and the seller was our forum member Bob (bobbo13). Coincidently, the person who contributed to the Journal article his name was also Bob. I suppose they are the same Bob? :P

I have another glass tumbler. They are similar except for the big Matchbox logo and the car inside (Lamborghini Countach). Both have HOWW marked at the bottom. And I've seen a couple of these over the years. They all carried the big Matchbox logo. So I think these are the final products. In contrast, the one with Rolls-Royce was very unique. It could be a trial.

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Re: The Very Best of 2017

Postby GHOSTHUNTER » Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:09 pm

Posting these here on behalf of Gary (''CLOwY'').

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Hard to find 'D3' box.

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Y6 Bugatti with a White dashboard.
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Re: The Very Best of 2017

Postby ClOwY » Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:32 pm

THANKS Kevin ;)
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