Christian Falkensteiner's Matchbox Lesney Superfast Pictures

LS 17-B THE LONDONER Daimler Bus
(1972-1981)

Variation numbers are based on Charlie Mack's Matchbox 1-75 Catalog 1969-date

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LS17b-real.jpg
the real vehicle
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LS17b-praa.jpg
brass prototype
pic by Vectis
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LS17b-prga.jpg
pre-production
unpainted
pic by Ian Thwaites
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LS17b-prha.jpg
pre-production
white (giftware)
pic by Mick Flack
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LS17b-pria.jpg
pre-production
orange
pic by Rob Starr
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LS17b-pribpl.jpg
pre-production
orange
black base
pic by Rob Starr
LS17b-prbxI.jpg
pre-productions
of LS 17-B & 17-C
pic by Vectis
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LS17b-prda.jpg
pre-production
The Londoner
(left side)
pic by Mike Starsinic
LS17b-prdb.jpg
pre-production
The Londoner
(right side)
pic by Mike Starsinic
LS17b-01bxI.jpg
01 Swinging London
label type A
I type box
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LS17b-03bxI.jpg
03 Swinging London
label type B
I type box
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LS17b-x1bpUsa.jpg
Swinging London
reversed labels
pic by
Bruce Boykin
LS17b-06a.jpg
06 Swinging London
gold (giftware)
pic by Andreas Mohr
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LS17b-07a.jpg
07 Swinging London
silver (giftware)
pic by Andreas Mohr
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LS17b-08bxI.jpg
08 Preston Guild
I type box
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LS17b-09bxIa.jpg
09 Kensington Hilton
I type box
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LS17b-09bxIb.jpg
09 London Hilton
I type box
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LS17b-11a.jpg
11 Ty-Phoo
pic by Vectis
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LS17b-12bxI.jpg
12 Impel 73
I type box
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LS17b-14bxIa.jpg
14 Berger (square)
red, brush left
5sp wheels
I type box
LS17b-14bxIb.jpg
14 Berger (square)
red, brush right
5sp wheels
I type box
LS17b-f01a.jpg
Berger (square)
gold (giftware)
pic from UK MB
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LS17b-16a.jpg
16 Borregaard Papier
pic by Mathias Zogg
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LS17b-17bxI.jpg
17 Sellotape
Selbstklebebänder
I type box
pic by Vectis
LS17b-18bxIa.jpg
18 Sellotape
Packaging Systems
5sp wheels
I type box
LS17b-f21bxI.jpg
Sellotape Pack. Syst.
dd10 wheels
I type box
pic by Vectis
LS17b-18bxIb.jpg
18/19 Sellotape
01-952 2345
I type box
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LS17b-19bxI.jpg
19 Sellotape
Electrical Tapes
I type box
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LS17b-f04bxI.jpg
Sellotape
61108-9
I type box
thanks to Hardy Ristau
LS17b-21a.jpg
21 Chambourcy
pic by R.E. Richter
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LS17b-22bxI.jpg
22 Esso Extra Petrol
I type box
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LS17b-23bxIa.jpg
23 Berger (square)
coffee & cream
brush left
I type box
LS17b-23bxIb.jpg
23 Berger (square)
coffee & cream
brush right
I type box
LS17b-prca.jpg
Impel 76
color trial
pic by Vectis
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LS17b-24bxI.jpg
24 Impel 76
coffee & cream
I type box
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LS17b-f07a.jpg
Impel 76
red
pic by Rob Freeman
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LS17b-25bxI.jpg
25 Selfridges
5sp wheels
I type box
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LS17b-f30a.jpg
Selfridges
dd10 wheels
pic from
Matchboxmania
LS17b-26a.jpg
26 Santa Claus Land
5sp wheels
pic from UK MB
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LS17b-26b.jpg
26 Aviemore Centre
5sp wheels
pic from UK MB
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LS17b-f22bxIa.jpg
Santa Claus Land
dd10 wheels
I type box
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LS17b-f22bxIb.jpg
Aviemore Centre
dd10 wheels
I type box
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LS17b-27bxI.jpg
27 C Amcel
I type box
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LS17b-28bxI.jpg
28 Baron of Beef
I type box
pic by Vectis
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LS17b-31bxI.jpg
31 AIM Building Fund
I type box
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LS17b-f09bxI.jpg
AIM Convention
I type box
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LS17b-33bxLa.jpg
33 Berger (rounded)
red, brush left
dd10 wheels
L type box
LS17b-33bxLb.jpg
33 Berger (rounded)
red, brush right
dd10 wheels
L type box
LS17b-72a.jpg
72 Swinging London
red & lemon
Brazilian issue
pic by Silton Goto
LS17b-f26a.jpg
Swinging London
lemon & red
Brazilian issue
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-f26bpl.jpg
lemon & red
Brazilian base
no label
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-36a.jpg
36 Berger (square)
white & red
Brazilian issue
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-36abpl.jpg
white & red
Brazilian base
white tab
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-f33a.jpg
36 Berger (square)
white & red
5sp/dd10 wheels
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-f33bpl.jpg
white & red
Brazilian base
white tab
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-36b.jpg
36 Berger (rounded)
white & red
Brazilian issue
pic from UK MB
LS17b-37a.jpg
37 Berger (square)
yellow & red
Brazilian issue
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-37abpl.jpg
yellow & red
Brazilian base
white tab
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-f29a.jpg
Berger (rounded)
yellow & red
Brazilian issue
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-f29bpl.jpg
yellow & red
Brazilian base
no label
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-38a.jpg
38 Berger (square)
white & blue
Brazilian issue
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-38abpl.jpg
white & blue
Brazilian base
white tab
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-38b.jpg
38 Berger (rounded)
white & blue
Brazilian issue
pic by Mike Starsinic
LS17b-f31a.jpg
Berger (square)
yellow & blue
Brazilian issue
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-f31bpl.jpg
yellow & blue
Brazilian base
white tab
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-40bpl.jpg
40 Lufthansa
met. red
Brazilian issue
pic by David Bush
LS17b-f28a.jpg
TWA
red
Brazilian issue
pic Baś Dos Brinquedos
LS17b-f28bpl.jpg
red
Brazilian base
lt. blue tab
pic Baś Dos Brinquedos
LS17b-42bxI.jpg
42 Army & Navy
I type box
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LS17b-43bxI.jpg
43 Eduscho Kaffee
I type box
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LS17b-f03a.jpg
Charbonnier
pic from UK MB
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LS17b-f05a.jpg
Barclays Bank
thanks to
Geoffrey Leake
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LS17b-45bxI.jpg
45 Jacob's
orange
I type box
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LS17b-46bxI.jpg
46 Jacob's
red
I type box
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LS17b-f11a.jpg
Berger (rounded)
orange
pic by Jim Gallegos
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LS17b-48bxI.jpg
48 Ilford HP5
I type box
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LS17b-50bxI.jpg
50 Museum of London
I type box
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LS17b-49a-49b.jpg
Museum of London
label variations
thanks to
Geoffrey Leake
LS17b-51bxKa.jpg
51 Silver Jubilee
red
date left
K type box
LS17b-51bxKb.jpg
51 Silver Jubilee
red
date right
K type box
LS17b-52bxKa.jpg
52 Silver Jubilee
silver-gray
date left
K type box
LS17b-52bxKb.jpg
52 Silver Jubilee
silver-gray
date right
K type box
LS17b-54bxKa.jpg
54 Berger (rounded)
silver-gray
brush right
K type box
LS17b-54bxKb.jpg
54 Berger (rounded)
silver-gray
brush left
K type box
LS17b-55bxGera.jpg
55 Aral
blue
logo right
colorless German box
LS17b-55bxGerb.jpg
55 Aral
blue
logo left
colorless German box
LS17b-f08a.jpg
Aral
red
pic from
40 years book
LS17b-prea.jpg
pre-production
25 Years Matchbox
(left side)
pic by S. Muramaa
LS17b-preb.jpg
pre-production
25 Years Matchbox
(right side)
pic by S. Muramaa
LS17b-prba.jpg
1953-1978
pre-production
silver-gray
pic by Vectis
LS17b-f12a.jpg
1953-1978
silver-gray
pic by Mike Starsinic
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LS17b-57bxGer.jpg
57 1953-1978
blue
colorless German box
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LS17b-59bxI.jpg
59 1953-1978
orange
I type box
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LS17b-60bxI.jpg
60 1953-1978
red
I type box
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LS17b-61bxI.jpg
61 Busch Gardens
I type box
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LS17b-f16bxL.jpg
Impel 79
L type box
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LS17b-63bxLa.jpg
63 Bisto Bus
L type box
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LS17b-63bxLb.jpg
63 Bisto Kid
L type box
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LS17b-f27bxL.jpg
Neil's Wheels
L type box
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LS17b-prfa.jpg
pre-production
London Holiday
pic from
MB SF book
LS17b-74a.jpg
74 Hershey 1997
5sp wheels
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LS17b-78a.jpg
78 Hershey 1997
dd10 wheels
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LS17b-f13a.jpg
MB Road Museum
pic by Shabbir Malik
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LS17b-14-32.jpg
Berger (square)
5sp & dd10 wheels
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LS17b-30-31.jpg
AIM Building Fund
5sp & dd10 wheels
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LS17b-75-81.jpg
Hershey 1997
5sp & dd10 wheels
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LS17b-bplg.jpg
different
base colors
pic by David Harris
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LS17b-bpla.jpg
black & unpainted
bases
without axle braces
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LS17b-bplb.jpg
black & charcoal
bases
with axle braces
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LS17b-bplc.jpg
unpainted
bases
with axle braces
without & with holes
LS17b-bplf.jpg
charcoal
bases
with axle braces
without & with circles
LS17b-bpld.jpg
brown metal &
black plastic
bases
with axle braces
LS17b-bple.jpg
black plastic
bases
smooth & textured
pic by Mike Starsinic
LS17b-06bpl.jpg
gold plated
unpainted base
with holes
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS17b-laba.jpg
Swinging London
label types
A & B
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LS17b-labb.jpg
Berger Paints
square & rounded
labels
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LS17b-frt.jpg
red
front casting
differences
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LS17b-rea.jpg
red
rear casting
differences
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LS17b-door.jpg
red
long & short
right rear
side doors

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