Toy Car

image 1987-442

Object

Toy, matchbox

Title

Toy Car

Production date

1960 = 1965

Material

Plastic
Metals

Dimensions

Length (Whole): 67mm
height (whole): 22mm
width (whole): 25mm

Description

Matchbox Toy Car, No. 65 Jaguar 3.4L engine

This toy car was made at Lesney's factory in Hackney Wick. Leslie Smith and Rodney Smith founded the factory in 1947. The idea behind the small vehicles was that they should be affordable and small enough to fit into a matchbox.

Production place

Homerton

Object number

1987.442

On display?

Yes

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