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    Posted 2 years ago

    fortapache
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    This was introduced in 1968 and sold through 1969 with the regular wheels. After that it was superfast wheels.
    The box here is the F Style box. 1968 most of the models still had E style boxes. I think they had already printed up a lot of boxes so used them until they were gone. By 1969 the F style box was standard. This model only came with an F style box.
    The Ford heavy wreck truck was indeed a heavy wreck truck. It is a bit beefy. The Dodge wreck truck that proceeded it was a standard pickup with a tow rig. Those a bit rare these days as they use flat beds and heavier trucks now.
    For us Americans wreck truck is English for tow truck.

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    1. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      Newfld
      vetraio50
      iggy
      TheGateKeeper
      roddyq
      Vynil33rpm
      EJW-54
    2. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 2 years ago
      Another choice item, you've got some of the neatest I've ever. Apache, did Matchbox ever make a green/white BP wrecker in the early 60's. I had some kind of Matchbox wrecker, but I can't remember it very well.
    3. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much Toyrebel. They did indeed. The Dodge Wrecker MB 13 was a green and white BP wrecker aka tow truck.
    4. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      Toyrebel
      purvis
      elanski
      fattytail
    5. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 2 years ago
      I love the design of those old Ford Trucks and being a wrecker is an added plus!!
      Very Nice! :)
    6. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much nutsabotas6. Plus it is a dual axle.
    7. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      dlpetersen
      officialfuel
      Caperkid
      Brunswick
      nutsabotas6
      Windwalker
    8. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      racer4four
      Re-In-Vintage
    9. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      AntiqueToys
      Toyrebel
    10. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you buckethead.

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