Caterpillar tractor Matchbox

Caterpillar D8

Anonymous photo.

Brand - Reference

Matchbox 8

Type

Caterpillar CAT D8 crawler tractor

Comments

Model appeared in 1961 according to the Moko Lesney Matchbox Toy Collecting website, replaced in 1966 with a Ford Mustang.

No more tracks.

Scale given in the catalogue: 1/102.

Modifications

Caterpillar tracks purchased from Model Car Parts (Holland).

History

Quote from armyvehicles.dk: “The Caterpillar D8 was released in 1935. It was equipped with a six-cylinder 144 hp engine”.

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Caterpillar D8

Anonymous photo.