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Much Materialistic Matchbox Mondoy Esso Petrol Pump Accessory Set A-1 1956-1962

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    Posted 4 years ago

    fortapache
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    This Esso Petrol Pump set was part of the short lived Accessory Pack line. This one was made from 1957-1962. Other set were a car transporter and a garage. Later they made a BP gas pump set.
    At 3 1/2" long this is bit larger than the regular matchbox cars as can be seen by the VW Beetle that pulled up to the pumps. It is metal as is the sign. Not sure how the sign got a hole in it. Perhaps a mold defect. The attendants name is Nigel I believe. At a now defunct Matchbox site we gave the little people names.
    As I have not mentioned this for a bit this was made in England by Lesney. Lesney and Matchbox were pretty much the same thing. Now Matchbox is just a name that is owned by Mattel.

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 4 years ago
      Great retro piece, I love this whole Esso setup incl the man at the pumps, very nice
    2. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much Newfld. Yes it is rather retro.
    3. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      TassieDevil
      Newfld
      clockerman
      vetraio50
      nutsabotas6
      TheGateKeeper
      EJW-54
      officialfuel
      Manikan
      gargoylecollector
      Windwalker
    4. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      Caperkid
      PhilDMorris
      Brunswick
      iggy
    5. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      dlpetersen
      Re-In-Vintage
      Toyrebel
    6. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      roddyq
      mikelv85
    7. buckethead, 4 years ago
      Pretty cool!!
    8. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much buckethead.
    9. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      racer4four
      fattytail
      snowman3
      buckethead
      AnnaB
    10. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you mikelv85.
    11. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 4 years ago
      I agree with Jenni. I love the retro appeal to this.
    12. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much betweenthelens. It is a touch retro.
    13. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you SEAN68.
    14. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Thank you mike.

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