PRE‑PRODUCTION MODELS FOR SALE

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Y01-2-00  Model T Ford

Body:  red

Baseplate:  Lesney No. Y-1 England

Roof:  black - smooth

Seats:  black

Chassis:  red

Grille:  black

Wheels:  brass - 12 spokes (enhanced brass)**

Tires:  white**

Brake lever:  single

Box type:  F - Pink & yellow

Steering wheel:  black plastic

Wheel diameter:  13mm

Baseplate:  no base holes

Rarity:  extremely rare - only 4 sets [Y1, Y6, Y9, Y12] known!**

Condition:  mint, Box type:  F - Pink & yellow. 

Price: $600

 

Y06-3-00  Cadillac  (1913)

Body:  light gold

Base:  type A*

Baseplate:  Lesney England

Roof:  dark red - smooth

Seats:  dark red

Chassis:  light gold

Grille:  dark red

Wheels:  brass - 12 spokes (enhanced brass)**

Tires:  white**

Box type:  F - Pink & yellow

Hood location pips:  yes

Windscreen lug:  yes

Body side cut outs:  yes

Rarity:  extremely rare - only 4 sets [Y1, Y6, Y9, Y12] known!**

Mint, Box type:  F - Pink & yellow.

Price: $600

 

Y09-2-00  Simplex  (1912)

Body:  mid green

Base:  Lesney England

Roof:  tan - smooth

Seats:  bright red

Chassis:  mid green

Grille:  dark red

Wheels:  brass - 12 spokes (enhanced brass)**

Tires:  white**

Box type:  G - Purple & yellow

Plated parts:  brass

Body type:  A*

Battery cover:  type 1

Rarity:  extremely rare - only 4 sets [Y1, Y6, Y9, Y12] known!**

Mint, Box type:  G - Purple & yellow.

Price: $600

 

Y12-2-00  Thomas Flyabout  (1909)

Body:  metallic blue

Roof:  tan - smooth

Seats:  dark red

Chassis:  metallic blue

Grille:  dark red

Wheels:  brass - 12 spokes (enhanced brass)**

Tires:  white**

Box type:  F - Pink & yellow

Hood locators:  body pins*

Body type:  A

Baseplate type:  A

Rarity:  difficult*  extremely rare - only 4 sets [Y1, Y6, Y9, Y12] known!**

Price: $600

 

SOLD - Y-3  TANKERNO PAINT ON CHASSISNO PAINT ON ROOF ‑ BLACK GRILL, WINDSCREEN & LIGHT, GREEN BODY & TANK WITH GREEN CAPS ON TANK. Y‑12 BASEPLATE, COPPER AXLES.                                     $150

 

SOLD - Y-3  TANKERSILVER CHASSISWHITE ROOF WITH BP GREEN BODY AND TANK WITH BLACK CAPSY‑12 BASEPLATE. $150

 

SOLD - Y-3  TANKER ‑ DARK MAROON CHASSIS & ROOF, GREEN BODY & TANK WITH GOLD CAPS, Y12 BASEPLATE.                $150

 

SOLD - Y-3  TANKERPINK CHASSIS & ROOF, GREEN BODY & TANK WITH GOLD CAPS, Y‑12 BASEPLATE.  $150

 

SOLD - Y-3  TANKER ‑ CASTROLWHITE CHASSIS & ROOF, CHROME GRILL & LIGHT ‑ GOLD WINDSCREEN, BLACK SEAT.                                     $150

 

Y-3  TANKER ‑ CASTROLBROWN CHASSIS.  $150

 

Y-3  TANKER ‑ CASTROLORANGE CHASSISPINK/TAN SEAT                                    $150

 

Y-3 TANKERLIME GREEN ROOF AND CHASSIS DARK GREEN BODY AND TANK WITH BLACK CAPS Y-12 BASEPLATE NO TAMPO                                     $170
NOTE: BP PRE‑PRODUCTION

 

 Y-3  TANKER ‑ CASTROLDARK BLUE CHASSIS ‑ 1985 BASEPLATERED WHEELGOLD TRIMBROWN SEAT        $150

 

SOLD - Y-3  TANKER ‑ CASTROLLIGHT BLUE CHASSIS1979 BASEPLATE CHROME RADIATORCHROME WHEEL, BLACK SEATGOLD WINDSCREEN.         $150

 

Y-5  TALBOT ‑ MENIERYELLOW CHASSIS, REAR BODY DARK BLUEFRONT BODY MEDIUM BLUE, GLOSSY BLACK ROOF           $150

 

Y-5  TALBOT ‑ MAGGI'SBROWN BODY. TAN ROOF AND FENDERS.

NOTE: MAGGI'S ISSUED ON Y22 NOT Y5.           $250

 

Y8  YORKSHIRE STEAM WAGONNO TAMPO ‑ YELLOW BODY; OFF WHITE CAB ROOF, CREAM REAR CANOPY, Y‑32 BASEPLATE MACAU. $150
NOTE: FYFFES PRE‑PRODUCTION

 

Y10-3-00  Rolls Royce Silver Ghost  (1906)      1969

Body:  White    Chassis:  Metallic purple

Seats:  Dark yellow*

Grille:  Black   

Wheels:  12 spoke chrome

Box type:  none

Condition:  mint.

Price:  100.00

 

Y‑12 CAPTAIN MORGANBLUE BODY, WHITE ROOF, BLACK CHASSIS.                                     $300

NOTE: CAPTAIN MORGAN ISSUE WITH BLACK BODY ONLY.

 

Y-12 MODEL T – EVERREADY, BLUE BODY, BLACK CHASSIS. WHITE ROOF, TYPE 3 REAR DOOR.                       $250
NOTE: EVERREADY ISSUED ON Y5 ONLY

 

Y-12 MODEL T ‑ EVERREADYARNOTT ORANGE/RED BODY ‑ BLACK

CHASSIS AND ROOF ‑ TYPE 2 REAR DOOR   $250

NOTE: EVERREADY ISSUED ON Y5 ONLY NOT Y12.

 

Y-12 MODEL T PICKUP ‑ CONOCORED BODY, WHITE TAMPO ‑ BLACK

CHASSIS AND RED ROOF – BASED ON Y-12-Q IMBACH – STRAWBOX.      $250

NOTE: NO CONOCO Y12 EVER ISSUED!!

 

Y-15 PRESTON TRAM CARBLACK SEATSBLACK STAIRSBLACK FLOORBLACK CHASSISNO PAINT        $150

 

Y-15 PRESTON TRAM CAR - ZEBRA GRATE POLISH, VERY DARK GREY ROOF, DARK BROWN BODY, ORANGE YELLOW TAMPO, OLD STYLE TYPE A SIDE FRAMES, MADE IN MACAU BASEPLATE WITH NO SCREW HOLE.                         $180

NOTE: ZEBRA GRATE POLISH ISSUED WITH TYPE B SIDE FRAMES, MADE IN CHINA BASEPLATE WITH SCREW HOLE ONLY.

 

Y-18 ATKINSON MODEL D STEAM WAGON, “LAKE GOLDSMITH”.  DARK GREY, THIN TIRES INSTEAD OF LIGHT GREY THICK ONES.  MUCH MORE ELABORATE TAMPOS AROUND THE MODEL THAN RELEASED MODEL AND BRIGHT YELLOW SIGNAGE WITH RED SHADOW.  NO STAMPING ON BASE, LARGE GAS TANK IN REAR, 1 REAR RIVET IN DIFFERENT POSITION INSTEAD OF 2.  PROTOYPE STACK AND ROOF.  2 EXPERIMENTAL LOADS IN PLASTIC.         $250

NOTE: EARLY PRE‑REPRODUCTION WITH TAMPO ON MODEL.

Y19-3-C00 Morris Cowley Van (1929), issued 1990.
Body: Dark brown
Roof: White
Chassis: Glossy black
Livery: Sainsbury
Wheels: Red 12 spoke*(vs chrome) with riveted axles*(vs press fit)
Box type: none
Rare preproduction: "682 "* not painted on rear panel
Price: 125.00

Y-20 MERCEDES BENZ 540KMETALLIC BLUE WITH GREY SIDE PANELS, BROWN SEAT                            $300

 

Y21-1-00  Ford Model A "Woody Wagon"  (1930)    1981

Body:  Beige* (bonnet)   

Chassis:  Brown

Roof:  Matt black

Seats:  Brown* & brown* steering wheel

Wheels:  Chrome 24 spoke

Box type:  I - Strawbox

No copyright date* on base

No "Y" number* cast on base

Light brown struts with dark brown panel*

Condition:  Single paint chip on upper right of hood (bonnet)

Price:  85.00

 

Y21-1-00  Ford Model A "Woody Wagon"  (1930)    1981

Body:  Bright yellow hood (bonnet)

Roof:  Matt black

Seats:  Red, with red steering wheel

Chassis:  Glossy black

Box type:  I - Strawbox

Wheels:  Chrome 24 spoke

Light brown panels and struts*

Dark brown rear struts*

Condition:  Mint

Price:  60.00

 

Y21-1-00  Ford Model A "Woody Wagon"  (1930)    1981

Body:  Dark brown* hood (bonnet)

Chassis:  Cream*

Roof:  Matt black

Seats:  Red

Wheels:  Chrome 24 spoke

Box type:  I - Strawbox

Condition:  Mint

Price:  135.00

 

Y21-1-00  Ford Model A "Woody Wagon"  (1930)    1981

Body:  bright yellow bonnet

Base:  Lesney © 1981 1930* Ford A England

Roof:  matt black

Seats:  off white** (floor & steering wheel)

Fender:  dark brown

Chassis:  dark brown

Grille:  chrome

Wheels:  chrome - 24 spokes

Box type:  I - Strawbox

Body trim: light brown panels, brown struts

Plated parts: chrome

Windscreen frame: chrome

Rarity:  difficult* color trial**

Condition:  Mint

Price:  60.00

 

Y-21 FORD WOODY ‑ NO DATE, NO Y NUMBERCREAM COLOR - BROWN SEATS - BROWN CHASSIS.                        $250

 

Y-21 FORD TT VAN ‑ MY BREADVERY LIGHT BEIGE BODY TRANSFERS NOT TAMPO OLD STYLE BODY NO "MATCHBOX" UNDERSIDE VAN BODY, NO SCREW HOLE IN BASEPLATE, SCREWS IN BASEPLATE WITH MATCHBOX ON BASEPLATE.                   $150

NOTE: MY BREAD NEVER ISSUED WITH TRANSFER, OLD STYLE BODY, OLD STYLE BASEPLATE.

 

Y22-1-00  Ford Model A Van  (1930)     None*    ["OXO" coloration]  1982

Body:  Red

Roof:  Red* Type A Van,  red type 1 cab

Seats:  Dark brown*

Chassis:  Glossy Black

Livery:  None*    ["OXO" coloration]

Wheels:  Chrome 24 spoke

Box type:  Strawbox

Condition:  Mint. 

Price:  60.00

 

 

Y22-1-00  Ford Model A Van  (1930)     "Ever Ready"*   ["OXO" coloration]  1982

Body:  Red

Roof:  Red* Type A Van,  red type 1 cab

Seats:  Dark brown*

Chassis:  Glossy Black

Livery:  "Ever Ready"*   ["OXO" coloration]

Wheels:  Chrome 24 spoke

Box type:  Strawbox

Rarity:  preproduction - Ever Ready only released as a Y5 Talbot Van.

Condition:  Mint. 

Price:  60.00

 

Y-22 FORD VAN ‑ WHITE BODY, BROWN CHASSIS, BLUE SEAT, TWO RIVET BODY, VERY EARLY BODY CASTING.                                              $160

 

Y-22 FORD VANROYAL MAIL, RED BODY, BLACK CHASSIS.     $250
NOTE: ROYAL MAIL ISSUED on Y-12 ONLY.

 

Y-22 FORD VANKIT KAT, RED BODY, BLACK CHASSIS.  MODEL AS Y-22-1 BUT WITH KIT KAT NESTLE TAMPOS.  STRAWBOX.          $250

NOTE: Y-22 KIT KAT NEVER RELEASED!!.

 

Y-22 FORD VANDARK RED BODYVERY DARK BROWN SEAT – BLACK CHASSIS ‑ TWO RIVET BODYVERY EARLY BODY CASTING.   $160

 

Y-22 FORD VANDARK GREEN BODYNO TAG ‑ BLACK CHASSIS ‑

BEIGE SEATTWO RIVET BODYVERY EARLY BODY CASTING.                                    $160

 

Y‑22 FORD VANWHITE BODY, BLACK CHASSIS, RED SEAT, TWO RIVET BODY, VERY EARLY BODY CASTING ‑ RED WHEELS.                                    $150

 

Y‑22 FORD VANNO PAINT ON BODY, BLACK CHASSIS, BEIGE SEAT, TWO RIVET BODY, VERY EARLY BODY CASTING, CHROME WHEELS. $150

 

Y‑22 FORD VAN ‑ MAGGISRED CHASSIS, ALL GOLD TRIM, MATCHBOX INTERNATIONAL BASEPLATE NOT LESNEY.           $150

 

Y-22 FORD VANBLUE BODY ‑ BLACK CHASSIS ‑ NO TAG, TWO RIVET BODY, DARK CREAM SEAT.                      $180

 

Y-23 AEC OMNIBUSLIME GREEN UPPER BODY AND STAIRORANGE UPPER SEATVERY DARK BROWN LOWER SEATNO TOOL BOXNO BRACING WEBS IN FRONTORANGE/RED BODY NO DECALS.   $300

 

Y-23 AEC OMNIBUSORANGE/RED BODYDARK RED UPPER BODY AND STAIRVERY DARK BROWN SEAT, ‑ NO TOOL BOXNO BRACING WEBS IN FRONTNO DECALS.  $300

 

Y-23 AEC OMNIBUSVERY DARK BROWN UPPER BODY AND STAIRSCREAM SEATS ‑ RED BODY.  $250

 

Y-23 AEC OMNIBUS ‑ METALLIC BLUE BODY, YELLOW UPPERBODY AND

STAIRS, ORANGE RED SEATS, NO TOOL BOX. NO BRACING WEBS IN FRONT, NO DECALS.                             $350

NOTE: THIS IS THE FIRST PRE‑PRODUCTION Y‑23 BUS.

 

Y-23 MACK TANKER ‑ RED BODY NO TAMPO, SIX RED WHEELS.                                    $150

NOTE: TEXACO PRE‑PRODUCTION, NEVER ISSUED WITH 12 SPOKE WHEELS.

 

Y-23 MACK TANKER ‑ CONOCO ‑ LIGHT RED BODY, WHITE TANK ‑ MACAU BASEPLATENOT CHINA.   $250

NOTE: NEVER ISSUED WITH MACAU BASEEPLATE ONLY CHINA.

 

SOLD - Y‑25 RENAULT ‑ PERRIERVERY RARE THREE STRUTS WHITE ROOFNO TAMPO ON ROOF DARK BROWN CHASSIS ‑ GREEN BODY ‑ HAND STAMPED RIVETED.                         $330

 

SOLD - Y‑25 RENAULT ‑ PERRIERRED BODY ‑ GREEN HOOD AND CHASSIS ‑ NO CUT-OUT IN CAB ROOF ABOVE SEAT.            $250

NOTE: NEVER ISSUED WITH NO CUT-OUT IN CAB ROOF

 

SOLD - Y-25 RENAULT ‑ PERRIER - WHITE HOOD, WHITE CHASSIS, WHITE WINDSCREEN, WHITE CAB AND FLOOR, NO CUT OUT IN CAB, ROOF ABOVE SEAT, RED REAR BODY, ONE LIGHT MISSING.            $200

NOTE: NEVER ISSUED WITH NO CUT OUT IN CAB ROOF.

 

SOLD - Y-28 UNIC TAXI - METAL WINDSCREEN AND DASH. METAL FARE METER, METAL PRE‑PRODUCTION FLOOR FOR DRIVER FEET, BLACK ROOF NEVER RIVETED SO THEY COULD SHOW FRONT AND REAR FLOOR, NO PAINT, UNPLATED RADIATOR.            $200

NOTE: NEVER ISSUED WITH THIS STYLE FRONT AND REAR FLOOR, WINDSCREEN. FIRST PRE‑PRODUCTION UNIC.

 

Y-28 UNIC TAXI - QFF WHITE BODY, BLACK CHASSIS, MACAU BASE PLATE. .            $150

NOTE: NEVER ISSUED WITH MACAU BASEPLATE, ONLY ENGLAND AND CHINA. SEE YESTERDAY BOOK 1956 TO 1996, LAST THREE SENTENCES IN THE DESCRIPTION BOX AT TOP OF PAGE.

 

Y-3O A C MACK TRUCK - GOODYEAR - LIGHT BLUE BODY, TRANSFER NOT TAMPO, SCREWS IN BASEPLATE.               $150

NOTE: NEVER ISSUED WITH TRANSFER, FIRST GOODYEAR (Y-33) PRE‑PRODUCTION.

 

Y-31 MORRIS VAN 1931 – TOMATIN SCOTCH WHISKEYBASEPLATE SAYS MATCHBOX MOY MADE IN MACAU Y-31 - PRE-PRODUCTION OF AN UNRELEASED “BEST OF SCOTLAND” ISSUE- USES AN ORIGINAL Y-31 BASEPLATE WITH SCREWS INSTEAD OF RIVETS. $250

NOTE: A NEVER RELEASED LIVERY!!

 

Y35-1-B00 Ford Model 'A' Pickup Truck (1930), issued 1992.
Body: Mid blue
Roof: Cream
Seats: Light orangey brown
Chassis: Cream
Livery: Ambrosia
Wheels: Cream solid
Box type: none
Eight (8) wooden barrel* load (brown plastic)
Simulated wooden tailgate*
Price: 175.00
PREPRODUCTION VERSION OF LOAD AND TAILGATE

 

ALL THREE Y‑37 MODELS: $750.00

Y-37 GARRETT - FIRST SHOT ASSEMBLED WITH FACTORY TAG

 BLANK BASEPLATE WITHOUT INSCRIPTIONDARK GREY ROOF ON

 REAR BODY ‑ DARK GREY BOILER & SMOKE STACKNO PAINT, NO RING AROUND RIVET ‑ RED REAR WHEEL WITH HAND RIVETED AXLE ‑ WHITE FRONT WHEEL.             $275 (single)

NOTE: THIS IS THE VERY FIRST ASSEMBLED MODEL WITH FACTORY TAG.

 

Y‑37 GARRETT ‑ BLUE BODY ‑ FIRST REAR BODY CASTING (NO BRACE) - GARRTT (MISSPELLED) ON BASE PLATENO TAMPO             $275 (single)

NOTE: FIRST PRE‑PRODUCTION WITH PAINT ON MODEL.

Y-37 GARRETT - CHUBBS'FIRST REAR BODY CASTING (NO BRACE) - GARRTT (MISSPELLED) ON BASEPLATE - NO DECAL ON LEFT FRONT            $275 (single)
NOTE: FIRST PRE‑REPRODUCTION WITH TAMPO ON MODEL.
Box type:  N - Red w/ card diorama/Macau
N - Red w/ card diorama/Macau.

Y-38 ROLLS ROYCE ARMOURED CARY‑7 BASEPLATEDIFFERENT SIZE TAMPO ROUNDEL, DIFFERENT COLOR OF KHAKI PAINT, DIFFERENT TOP OF RADIATOR, OTHER SMALL DIFFERENCES IN CASTING, KHAKI GUN NOT BLACK.                 $300

NOTE: THIS MODEL TO REPLACE THE Y‑7 ROLLS ROYCE ‑ FIRST PRE‑PRODUCTION Y‑38.

 

Y-38 ROLLS ROYCE ARMOURED CARRESIN MODEL PROTOYPEUNPAINTED, KHAKI PLASTIC, UNMARKED, DIECAST BASE WITH THREE SCREWS.  MISSING LEFT HEADLIGHT, RESIN REPAIRED RIGHT FENDER.                       $300

NOTE: RESIN MODELS ARE THE FIRST PRE‑PRODUCTION TRIALS.

THEY ARE THE MOST DESIRABLE OF ALL PRE‑PRODUCTIONS MODELS.  THEY ARE VERY RARE!!

 

Y-41 HOWALDSWERKERESIN MODEL, DARK GREY CYLINDER BLOCK. NOT DIECAST IN BED - GREEN FENDERS, BLACK CHASSIS, VERY DARK GREY ROOF & SEAT. MACAU BASEPLATE WITH SCREW. TRANSFER NOT TAMPO

                                                   $350

NOTE: RESIN MODELS ARE THE FIRST PRE‑PRODUCTION TRIALS.

THEY ARE THE MOST DESIRABLE OF ALL PRE‑PRODUCTIONS MODELS.  THEY ARE VERY RARE!!

 

SOLD - Y-42 LIBBYRESIN MODEL, NOT DIECAST METAL, BLANK BASEPLATE

WITH SCREW, TRANSFER NOT TAMPO. MANY SMALL DIFFERENCES.                                    $370

NOTE: RESIN MODELS ARE THE FIRST PRE‑PRODUCTION TRIALS.

THEY ARE THE MOST DESIRABLE OF ALL PRE‑PRODUCTIONS MODELS.  THEY ARE VERY RARE!!

 

Y-47 MORRIS ‑ LINDTLINDT ON REAR DOORS. FIRST TAMPO TRIAL IN LIGHT YELLOW ON SIDES AND REAR DOOR, Y19 BASE.       $150

 

Y-47 MORRIS ‑ LINDTTRANSFER NOT TAMPO ON BODY AND REAR DOOR - MACAU BASEPLATE WITH SCREW NOT CHINARIVETED AXLE, NOT PRESS FIT. THE FIRST LINDT PRE‑PRODUCTION MODEL, Y19 BASE.              $150

NOTE: NEVER ISSUED WITH TRANSFER OR MACAU BASEPLATE. THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THIS MODEL AND THE ONE ABOVE.  BOTH OF THEM TOGETHER MAKE UP THE FIRST AND SECOND PRE‑PRODUCTION OF THE LINDT.

 

YY019B/SA  1905 Fowler B6 SHOWMAN’S ENGINE – BASEPLATE FOR YAS-05 BUT WITH 6 SCREWS INSTEAD OF RIVETS.  REGISTRATION PLATE SB 2694 FROM THE YAS-05 INSTEAD OF KS1997.  YY019B/SA COLORS AND TAMPOS.                                             $300

NOTE: LATE PRE‑REPRODUCTION OF MODEL BEFORE PRODUCTION.

 

YGB02-00 (Y21-5-D00)  Model 'TT' Ford Van  (1926)     Beck & Co  1993

Body:  Sandy cream cab/hood

Base:  1988 China*

Roof:  Red

Livery:  Beck & Co

Wheels:  Red 12 Spoke

Box type:  none

Baseplate:  No YGB02 cast or tampo.*

No "Matchbox Collectibles" cast.*

No threaded holes in underframe.*

Rarity:  rare - preproduction model*

Condition:  mint.  Rare Preproduction version.

Price:  200.00

 

 

YPP04-00  Dodge Route Van  (1948)     The New York Times  1995

Body:  Royal blue

Base:  Matt black

Livery:  The New York Times

Box type:  none

Wrong base # YHD-1* (vs YPP05)

List 1-7  Rare preproduction

Price:  225.00

 

 

YPP05-00 (Y62-1-C00)  Ford 'AA' 1.5 Ton Truck  (1932)     Los Angeles Times  1995

Body:  Dark blue cab,hood & mudguards

Base:  YGB05* cast on base (vs YPP05)

Roof:  White

Chassis:  Black sub-chassis

Livery:  Los Angeles Times

Box type:  none

Base screwed* (vs riveted)

Dark tan* tarp/ropes (vs light brown) and tarp not as production shape*.

Blue coach lining on van sides & rear surround cream* planking (vs white planking)

Condition:  mint.  Rare preproduction version.

Price:  280.00

 

YSC01  1922 SCANDIA VABIS HALF TRACK POST BUS – CHRISTMAS TREE ON ROOF WHITE INSTEAD OF GREEN (TYPE 1)Y16 ON BASEPLATE AND “SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION”GOLD WHEELS AND PLATED PARTS INSTEAD OF COPPER.           $400