Ford grit spreading Matchbox

Ford D truck

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Brand - Reference

Matchbox 70

Type

Grit spreading truck

Comments

Model appeared in 1966, removed in 1972 according to the Moko Lesney Matchbox Toy Collecting website.

Opening hopper trap. The bottom of the grille, tilted inward, was not reproduced by Matchbox.

Scale given in the catalogue: 1/85.

Modifications

Wiking wheels mounted (rear paired) and painted, because entirely grey at the origin. This required milling of the rear wheel arches.

History

The Ford D type was manufactured in England from 1965 to 1981, when it was replaced with the Ford Cargo.

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Ford D truck

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