Kings

updated 5/2/06
[NONE of these cars are for sale].

Introduced in 1960, Kings replaced Major Packs which were slowly phased out & some were merged into the King-Size range.  Kings are not my collecting focus, so I will not have complete listings or images.

K2A, Kingsize Muir Hill Dumper, 1960
K2A3, Kingsize Muir Hill Dumper
3. red body & dump, with green wheels and black tires

K2B K.W. Dump Truck, issued 1964


K2B K.W. Dump Truck
1. yellow body and dump, red plastic wheels, black plastic tires

K3A Caterpillar Bulldozer, issued 1960

1. yellow body, gray plastic rollers

K3B Hatra Tractor Shovel, issued 1965
K3B Hatra Tractor Shovel
1. orange body and shovel, red plastic wheels, black plastic tires

K4A International Tractor, issued 1960

2. red body, red plastic wheels, black plastic tires

K4C Leland Tipper, issued 1969

1. dark red cab, silver dump, chrome base, "L E Transport" labels, black plastic tires
2. dark red cab, silver dump, chrome base, "W Wates " labels, black plastic tires
5. orange cab, pea-green dump, chrome base, "W Wates" labels, black plastic tires
3. pea-green cab and dumper, chrome base, "W Wates " labels, black plastic tires

K5B Racing Car Transporter, 1967 (cf. M6B)

1. green body, red wheels, black tires

K6B Mercedes Benz "Binz" Ambulance, issued 1967

2. creme body, labels, black plastic tires (left)
3. off white body, labels, black plastic tires (center)

K7B Refuse Truck, 1967
K7B Refuse Truck
1. red cab, all silver-gray tipper, red wheels & black tires

K8A Prime Mover & Trailer, 1962
K8A Prime Mover and Trailer

K8A Prime Mover

K8A Prime Mover Trailer
2. orange mover & trailer, silver metal wheels, tractor with orange plastic rollers

K8B Guy Warrier Car Transporter, 1967
K8B1 Guy Warrier Car Transporter
1. blue-green cab, orange trailer, orange wheels, black plastic tires
K8B4 Guy Warrier Car Transporter
4. blue-green cab, yellow trailer, red wheels, black plastic tires
k8b5 Guy Warrier Car Transporter
5. Yellow with black plastic tires

K9A Deisel Road Roller, 1962
K9A Deisel Road Roller
2. green body, red metal rollers, red driver

K9B Claas Combine Harvester, issued 1967

3. green body, red rotor, green and white "Claas" label, white driver, black plastic tires

4. red body, yellow rotor, green and white "Claas" label, tan driver, black plastic tires

K10A Aveling Barford Tractor Shovel, issued 1963

2. blue-green body, red plastic wheels, air cleaner cast

K10B Pipe Truck, issued 1967
K10B Pipe Truck, issued 1967
2. yellow body, labels, gray plastic pipes, black plastic tires

K11A Fordson Tractor and Farm Trailer, 1963
K11A Fordson Tractor and Farm Trailer
2. blue tractor, silver steering wheel, orange metal wheels
K11A Fordson Tractor

K11A Fordson Farm Trailer
4. blue tractor, blue steering wheel, red plastic wheels

K12A Heavy Breakdown Truck, Issued 1963
K12A3 Heavy Breakdown Truck
3. green body, red plastic wheels, with roof lights cast

K12B Scammel Crane Truck, issued 1969
K12B Scammel Crane Truck
1. yellow body and crane, unpainted base, red plastic wheels, black plastic tires

K13A2 Redimix Concrete Truck, 1963

2. green body, red plastic wheels & "Redimix" labels

K15A Merryweather Fire Engine, issued 1964
K15A Merryweather Fire Engine
1. red body, gray ladder, red plastic wheels, black plastic tires

K16A Dodge Tractor with Twin Tippers, issued 1966
K16A Dodge Tractor with Twin Tippers
1. green body and base, yellow tippers, red plastic wheels, black plastic tires

K18A Scammel Crane Truck, issued 1969
K18A Scammel Crane Truck
1. red cab, tan box, red plastic wheels, black plastic tires, gray (?) trailer interior

K20A Tractor Transporter, issued 1968
K20A Tractor Transporter
2. red cab with red tanks, red trailer, black plastic tires, 3 blue tractors

Variation descriptions Lesney's Matchbox® Toys, Regular Wheel Years, 1947–1969, © 1992, & Encyclopedia of Matchbox® Toys, © 1997, 1999 [2nd Ed.], by Charlie Mack, reprinted with permission

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