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TOPIC: Yesteryear

Re:Yesteryear 9 years ago #271

Expert Boarder
Cab lining does not join on the one on the right

Re:Yesteryear 9 years ago #272

Platinum Boarder
Well done! Congratulation.

Re:Yesteryear 9 years ago #273

Platinum Boarder
must've had too much on my plate when I made this photo.


Remind me to air them at some point.






Re:Yesteryear 9 years ago #274

Platinum Boarder
No black mudguards.











Only on steering wheel. Most of the prototypes had two steering machanisms.



Maybe someone forgot to add them mudguards.
Last Edit: 9 years ago by GunnerJim.

Re: Yesteryear 9 years ago #275

Expert Boarder
Never seen one with two steering wheels, but the fact that the base is riveted on without the mudguards is interesting, someone at matchbox must have been slacking! Might be a rarity haha

Re: Yesteryear 9 years ago #276

Platinum Boarder
It is now making me wonder what has happen as when I was looking at the variety list when I had purchased this Yesteryear for only $3.00 AUD. I couldn't find any reference to it and thought it might be the latter addition. Then again the last two issues were Bass & Co and Burghfield Mills made in Macau.

Re: Yesteryear 9 years ago #277

Platinum Boarder
well Jim, if you don't want the 'factory error' you can always flog it off to me if you like

Re:Yesteryear 9 years ago #278

Platinum Boarder
On this one, where is the variation?
The No 20 is a thicker font on the right one and it also has a bump or knob that is not on the one on the left. Tha cab stripe is also much lower on the right one and not very straight.

Re: Yesteryear 7 years, 1 month ago #279

Platinum Boarder
Drak you might like to look here, there are plenty to look at.
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Re: Yesteryear 7 years, 1 month ago #280

Platinum Boarder
Thanks Malcolm, that kept me out of mischief for awhile and I learnt heaps.
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Re: Yesteryear 7 years ago #281

Platinum Boarder
This is for sale on ebay, I think it's questionable but they sure want a lot of money for it.


It's supposed to be a Pre Pro mock up.



Re: Yesteryear 7 years ago #282

Platinum Boarder
Got the link or list number?

Re: Yesteryear 7 years ago #283

Platinum Boarder
I saw this page a while back.

www.matchboxmemories.com/Preproductions/...duction%20Models.htm

Scroll down to 25/1 Renault and you'll see this one does not quite fit the current pre-pro.

There are more experts in the field.

Re: Yesteryear 7 years ago #284

Platinum Boarder
It's a Fake.. Why? Renault front end with a Model T ford back, Renaults had Squarish windows not round ones like the Model T.

Re: Yesteryear 7 years ago #285

Platinum Boarder
Here are a couple of pics showing the difference 1st the Model T version and 2nd the Renault to compare :