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Early Lesney Toys 1948-1955

Early Lesney Toys 1948-1955

"The Early Lesney" toys are those mostly larger scale toys produced before the invention of the "Matchbox" models from 1948 to 1955. Production of these large models ended with the Massey Harris tractor in 1955. All of them are rare today in very good condition.


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Product no.: Lesney03

The small Coronation Coach which was Lesney's 1st huge succes in the toy business in 1953. Chrome plated, white horses, very good condition. Only visible fault: one horse is missing an small parts og one leg. Good complete box with one loose outer flap, structural sound. One of the earliest Lesney made toys ever.

220.00 € *

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Product no.: Lesney54

Printing fresh, unfolded box for the re-issue of the large Tractor/Bulldozer. The more interesting part is that this box has been signed by Leslie Smith, one of the founders of the "Lesney" company. Near mint condition. A true piece of Matchbox/Lesney memorablia.

375.00 € *

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Product no.: Lesney68

This large Site Dumper is the larger version of the Matchbox No.2A Dumper and was developed by Lesney to be part of the "Large Lesney Toys" series. It was made by the model & tool maker Ron Dix who left Lesney in 1952 to create his own company ( Condon ) and ha was given this production ready tool to start his company. Ron Dix was replaced by Jack Oddel within Lesney, the rest is history. So this model was fully developed by Lesney and never put into production, it was made for a short time by Condon before this company went under. Slightly played with, driver is missing.

175.00 € *

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Product no.: Lesney69

This large Site Dumper is the larger version of the Matchbox No.2A Dumper and was developed by Lesney to be part of the "Large Lesney Toys" series. It was made by the model & tool maker Ron Dix who left Lesney in 1952 to create his own company ( Condon ) and ha was given this production ready tool to start his company. Ron Dix was replaced by Jack Oddel within Lesney, the rest is history. So this model was fully developed by Lesney and never put into production, it was made for a short time by Condon before this company went under. Red, yellow wheels, played with, driver is missing.

99.00 € *

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