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Re: MY FIRST MATCHBOX

Postby matchboxmarcel » Sun May 28, 2017 8:23 pm

matchboxmarcel wrote:I missed this on Ebay (sold july 5th 2015) and it is one of the very few known MY FIRST MATCHBOX variations I DON'T have.

MI 113 (MB 52-B), Issue 12
Police launch
white deck, blue hull, red figures, red wheels, with THAILAND base.

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Finally after many years today I found a 3 pack with this long awaited variation, one of the last models I wanted to fulfill my collection of My First Matchbox models. This Police Launch with the rare THAILAND base was in a 3 pack which ended this afternoon on Ebay UK. The seller had more My First Matchbox models.
Have to get in hands but very happy with it already.
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Re: MY FIRST MATCHBOX

Postby GHOSTHUNTER » Sun May 28, 2017 8:29 pm

Congratulations Marcel. What a great sense of achievement you are now experiencing. I will celebrate at my Home with a cup of tea and a sandwhich knowing one of my collector friends has finally found something he has been chasing and it virtually completes a collection, nice one Marcel.

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Re: MY FIRST MATCHBOX

Postby matchboxmarcel » Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:55 pm

I of the very last variations I had to find for my MY FIRST MATCHBOX collection was this Police Launch with Thailand base.
Prooved to be very difficult !
Now in hands !

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Re: MY FIRST MATCHBOX

Postby GHOSTHUNTER » Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:33 pm

Again, I am very pleased for you Marcel, as these 'My First' models must have been marketed in limited retail outlets and not the normal toy and model shops and I see by the sticky label on yours it came from TESCO, a large supermarket retailer in the UK.

Do you know how many more variations you are chasing.

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