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Mulch Material Matchbox Monday MB 47 1 Ton Trojan Van 1958-1962

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    Posted 6 months ago

    fortapache
    (2594 items)

    Trojan Van Trojan Van. OK we are past that. This was the first MB 47 and was sold from 1958-1962. It has gray knobby wheels and there were no variations as far as I know. It is officially called the 1 Ton Trojan Van but is unofficially known as the Brooks Brand Tea Van. That of course is because of the Brooks Brand Tea decals. There is also a tea leaf decal on each door which is a nice touch. No exciting moving features on this model. This one just looks nice. In fact I would say it is classic.
    In the last photo I have it in a little display along with some Airfix figures and more.
    Now I need to shop for more Matchbox cars.

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 6 months ago
      Super van it looks great with the other cool items in your case
    2. fortapache fortapache, 6 months ago
      Thank you very much Newfld.

      Let's go for #1!
    3. fortapache fortapache, 6 months ago
      Woo hoo made it to #1!
    4. Newfld Newfld, 6 months ago
      Congrats fort - and #2 as well!! Your cars will always be tops here, fab collection
    5. fortapache fortapache, 6 months ago
      Thank you very much Newfld. The corvette topped out at 2.
    6. roddyq roddyq, 6 months ago
      It fits right in with the other regular wheels on your shelf. My first regular wheel was a hand me down in the 1960's

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