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Meta Mechanical Matchbox Monday Set A-1 Gas Pumps and Signs 1963-1967

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    Posted 1 year ago

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    Bought this for the box as I already had the gas pumps and sign. It is a nice box with excellent art work.
    It is part of the Accessory Pack series which had a short life. This was the last of the series as the others were discontinued after 1963.
    The set goes with the service station seen in the background in photo #4.
    Now I thought I had this set but there is a small variation. And a small variation is all a Matchbox collector needs. The original has an attendant while this version does not. See photo #4. One may think it is attendant with the body broken off. Not sure what it is supposed to be but it looks like they updated the set a bit although this was still before the days of self serve.
    This is a type E box which narrows it down to 1964-1967. Not quite sure when the attendant was removed. Am thinking it was in the later part of the series.

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    1. elanski elanski, 1 year ago
      Love the box. That thing that looks like a phantom pair of legs is very strange.
    2. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 1 year ago
      It does have nice artwork. Maybe they transitioned from full service to self serve in stages, there might be a headless attendant version also between these two.
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 1 year ago
      Such great condition and the gas pumps as also really great!
    4. fortapache fortapache, 1 year ago
      Thank you very much elanski. On closer inspection those are the legs. The top part of the man is plastic and missing on this one.

      Thank you very much Toyrebel. I just solved the mystery on this one.

      And thank you very much Scott.
    5. fortapache fortapache, 1 year ago
      Thank you

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