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Matchbox Lesney Volkswagen Camper

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1968 Volkswagen Camper

The Matchbox, Lesney – Volkswagen Camper was issued in the years1967, 1968 and 1970 .

The camper first issued in 1967 was a 34-C VW Camper. This silver colored camper came with

  • Raised sun-roof with 6 windows
  • Orange windows
  • Opening doors
  • Length of 2-5/8 inches

 

The second VW camper – issued in 1968 – was the a 34-D. It too was silver and came with the following features:

  • Low sun-roof (windowless)
  • Orange Windows
  • Opening doors
  • Length of 2-5/8 inches

The 1970 Volkswagens came in several different versions:

  • 20 3-D v1 – Blue with orange interior and orange opening roof
  • 20 3-D v2 – Orange with orange interior and orange opening roof
  • 20 3-D v3 – Orange with white interior and orange opening roof
  • 20 3D v4 – Olive with no interior; opening roof
  • 20 3-D v5 – White with no interior; “Pizza Van” logo; opening roof

My favorite reference book for Matchbox is by Dana Johnson, Matchbox Toys Price Guide. It has very good descriptions with excellent photographs for comparison purposes.

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Posted in Diecast and Matchbox 8 years ago at 8:37 pm.

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