Category:Matchbox Major

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Toy Brands and Manufacturers

Matchbox Major

1957 -     
1959: Matchbox Major Pack 1: Caterpillar Earth Remover

1959: Matchbox Major Pack 1: Caterpillar Earth Remover [image info]

1959: Matchbox Major Pack 2: Bedford Articulated "Wall's Ice Cream" Lorry

1959: Matchbox Major Pack 2: Bedford Articulated "Wall's Ice Cream" Lorry [image info]

1959: Matchbox Major Pack 3: Thorneycroft Antar with Sankar 50 Ton Tank Transporter and Centurion MkIII Tank

1959: Matchbox Major Pack 3: Thorneycroft Antar with Sankar 50 Ton Tank Transporter and Centurion MkIII Tank [image info]

1959: Matchbox Major Pack 4: Ruston-Bucyrus Model 22-RB Excavator

1959: Matchbox Major Pack 4: Ruston-Bucyrus Model 22-RB Excavator [image info]

The Matchbox Major range appeared in 1957, and dealt with vehicles too large to be able to scale to fit a matchbox, or vehicles (such as car transporters) that had to be large to be able to take conventional-sized Matchbox Series cars.

Range

  • M-1
    1. – Caterpillar Earthmover
    2. – BP Autotanker (1962-)
  • M-2
    1. – Bedford Articulated Truck
    2. – Bedford Tractor and York Trailer (1961-)
  • M-3 – Tank Transporter and Centurion Tank Mark III
  • M-4
    1. – Ruston Bucyrus Power Shovel
    2. – GMC Tractor and Fruehauf Hopper Train (1965-)
  • M-5 – Massey Ferguson Combine Harvester
  • M-6
    1. – Pickfords 200 Ton Transporter
    2. – Racing Car Transporter (~1966-)
  • M-7 – Jennings Cattle Truck
  • M-8
    1. – Mobil Gas Petrol Tanker
    2. – Guy Warrior Car Transporter (1964-)
  • M-9 – Inter-State Double Freighter
  • M-10 – Whitlock Dinkum Rear Dumper