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Posted 3 months ago

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fortapache
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It is still Monday here so another Matchbox car for matchbox Monday. This one is the D.A.F. Girder Truck. What D.A.F. is I do not know. I will have my staff look it up later.
This car was introduced in 1968 and is in the E Style box. This is important as another site I look up to check the box dates claims the F style box was the box being used in 1968. I had always thought the F box was first released in 1969 but I have been going by what I saw on that site. I am sure everyone is quite excited by this information.
An fun feature for this vehicle is that it came with 12 girders that could be linked together to make a building under construction.
Special thanks to the Iron Fairy Cane for its assistance in this post.

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  1. racer4four racer4four, 3 months ago
    Efesgirl should know! Maybe not. Who owns them now? Volvo?
  2. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 months ago
    LOL! DAF made great little cars! I still see them on the roads.

    http://www.dafownersclub.co.uk/brief-history-of-daf-cars.html
  3. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 months ago
    Karen - yes, now owned by Volvo. Volvo cars are made just up the road from me, at NedCar in Born.

    http://jalopnik.com/this-dutch-auto-plant-has-produced-many-different-cars-1525355972
  4. fortapache fortapache, 3 months ago
    Thank you very much racer4four. Apparently she does.
  5. fortapache fortapache, 3 months ago
    Thank you very much Efesgirl. Those are cute little cars. I see a lot of Volvo trucks and heavy equipment around here.
  6. fortapache fortapache, 3 months ago
    Thank you
    mikelv85
    JImam
    racer4four
    brunswick
    Efesgirl
    roddyq
    Hel1
    nutsabotas6
  7. fortapache fortapache, 3 months ago
    Thank you
    vetraio50
    iggy
    blunderbuss2
    Caperkid
  8. fortapache fortapache, 3 months ago
    Thank you Manikan.
  9. neat.old.stuff neat.old.stuff, 3 months ago
    Just like the one in my matchbox case, but in much better shape ... I must have visited more construction sites with mine! Thanks for posting and reminding me of those memories.
  10. fortapache fortapache, 3 months ago
    Thank you very much neat.old.stuff. I think this one was old store stock and was never played with.
  11. fortapache fortapache, 3 months ago
    Thank you SEAN68.

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