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Matchbox Sears Service Staion Carrying Case Made By Ideal Circa 1968

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Matchbox46 of 124Monday Matchbox City Light-Glow Carrying Case By Ideal Circa 1970Mega Matchbox Monday K-18 Articulated Horse Box
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    Posted 3 years ago

    fortapache
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    OK I think I got everything in the title but I will expand on that a bit. Ideals Toys made vinyl cases along with vacuuform pieces. When other companies needed something they did not have the equipment to make they would farm in out to another company.
    In this case Sears wanted a product for their catalog which required Matchbox (aka Lesney) and Ideal Toys to join up.
    As to the toy this is a carrying case which opens up to be a service station. In the last photo it can be seen that there is section where 9 cars can be stored. Sadly the gas pumps are missing but there are the racks and the upper parking. Seems to go well with Matchbox City so I picked this up despite the missing gas pump section.

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    Comments

    1. elanski elanski, 3 years ago
      Awesome
    2. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Thank you very much elanski.
    3. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Thank you
      mikelv85
      Newfld
      JImam
      rockbat
      Manikan
      officialfuel
      roddyq
      elanski
    4. buckethead, 3 years ago
      I would park on the roof. Cool case!
    5. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      My brothers would have wanted this as little kids in the 60's. So great :-)
    6. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Thank you very much buckethead. That is where the cool people are parking.
    7. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Thank you very much valentino97. It's a fun piece.
    8. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Thank you
      buckethead
      PhilDMorris
      nutsabotas6
      vetraio50
      Rick55
      valentino97
    9. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Thank you
      EJW-54
      Vintagefran
    10. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Thank you TheGateKeeper.
    11. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Thank you Caperkid.
    12. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Thank you SEAN68.

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