Regular Wheels are the very first stage of the Matchbox era. They could be found with Black Plastic wheels (BPW), Grey Plastic wheels (GPW), Silver Plastic wheels (SPW) and Metal wheels (MW). This era ran from 1953 to 1969, before Lesney transitioned their models to the Superfast Era in 1970, in response to the Hot Wheels upstart launch. All Regular Wheel-era models were manufactured in England.

Quoted values are for LOOSE, NM examples, without the box. Cars less than NM will obviously command a lesser value than listed, depending on overall condition.

Note that the NCHWA utilizes a pricing method called "Star Value©." Instead of specific dollar values, each car will be assigned a Star Value© to indicate rarity and potential price range. There are simply too many variables to place a "set" value on any model, so a range will be used instead to indicate where that particular model may fall on the secondary price scale. A +/- indicates where on that scale the value is approximated, while a number by itself would indicate the value falls in the middle of the Star Value. This is also an easy quick-glance method to determine rarity; the higher the number, the rarer the car. The value chart will be placed at the bottom of each page.

b) Same as "a", but Light-green body
#
Year
Name
Description
Wheels
Value
21-A
1956
Long Distance Coach
a) Green body with "London to Glasgow" decal and Metal Wheels
MW
4+
21-B
1958
Long Distance Coach
a) Dark-green body with "London to Glasgow" decal and Metal Wheels (Larger than 1958 model)
MW
MW
4+
5+
21-C
1961
Commer Milk Float
a) Green body with "Drink More Milk"/cow decals and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but Silver Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", but Grey Plastic Wheels
d) Same as "b", but with bottle logo on doors
BPW
SPW
GPW
SPW
2+
2+
5
2+
21-D
1968
Foden Concrete Truck
a) Yellow body/mixer with red base and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
2+
22-A
1956
Vauxhall Cresta
a) Red body with no windows, white or off-white roof and Metal Wheels
MW
4
22-B
1958
Vauxhall Cresta
a) Grey/pink body with green windows and Grey Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
c) Grey/aqua body with green windows and Grey Plastic Wheels
d) Cream body with no windows and Metal Wheels
e) Same as "d", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
f) Same as "e", but with green windows
g) Cream/aqua body with green windows and Grey Plastic Wheels
h) Bronze/aqua body with green windows and Grey Plastic Wheels
i) Gold body with green windows and Grey Plastic Wheels
j) Same as "i", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
k) Copper body with green windows and Grey Plastic Wheels
l) Same as "k", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
m) Same as "k", but with Black Plastic Wheels
GPW
SPW
GPW
MW
GPW
GPW
GPW
GPW
GPW
SPW
GPW
SPW
BPW
6
6
6
4
7
9
9
9
5
5
7
6
7
22-C
1964
Pontiac Grand Prix
a) Red body with white interior and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
2+
23-A
1956
Berkeley Cavalier
a) Light-blue body with white interior and Metal Wheels
MW
2+
23-B
1958
Berkeley Cavalier
a) Lime-green body with white interior and Metal Wheels
b) Metallic green body with white interior and Metal Wheels
MW
MW
2+
2+
23-C
1960
Bluebird Dauphine
a) Metallic tan body with Silver Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", but with Black Plastic Wheels
d) Metallic green body with Grey Plastic Wheels
SPW
GPW
BPW
GPW
3-
3-
4+
9
23-D
1965
Trailer Caravan
a) Pink body with white plastic top and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with no top to the doorframe
c) Yellow body with white plastic top and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
BPW
BPW
2
5-
2
24-A
1956
Weatherhill Excavator
a) Yellow body with yellow driver and Metal Wheels
MW
2
24-B
1959
Weatherhill Excavator
a) Yellow body with yellow driver and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as"a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
BPW
GPW
2
2
24-C
1967
R/Royce Silver Shadow
a) Red body with white interior and Black Plastic Wheels with chrome hubs
BPW
2
25-A
1956
Dunlop Van
a) Blue body with "Dunlop" decal and Metal Wheels
MW
4
25-B
1960
Volkswagen 1200
a) Light-blue body with clear windows and Grey Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with green windows
c) Same as "b", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
d) Same as "b", but with Black Plastic Wheels
GPW
GPW
SPW
BPW
4
4
4
7
25-C
1964
Bedford Petrol Tanker
a) Yellow cab with green base, white tank, "BP" decal and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
BPW
GPW
2
13
25-D
1968
Ford Cortina
a) Tan body with white interior and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with yellow roof rack
BPW
BPW
2
3
26-A
1956
Foden "Ready Mix"
a) Orange body with orange mixer, silver grille and Metal Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with gold grille
c) Same as "a", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
MW
MW
SPW
2+
3-
5
26-B
1961
Foden Concrete Truck
a) Orange body with orange mixer and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
d) Same as "a", but with grey mixer
BPW
GPW
SPW
BPW
2
3
4
18+
26-C
1968
GMC Tipper Truck
a) Red cab with green base, grey dumper and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
2
27-A
1956
Bedford Lowloader
a) Dark-green cab with tan trailer and Metal Wheels
b) Blue cab with tan trailer and Metal Wheels
MW
MW
4
3
27-B
1959
Austin Taxi Cab
a) Light-green cab with tan trailer and Metal Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Dark-green cab with tan trailer and Grey Plastic Wheels
MW
GPW
GPW
3
4
5
27-C
1960
Cadillac Sixty Special
a) Silver body with white roof and Silver Plastic Wheels
b) Lavender body with pink roof and Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "b", but with Black Plastic Wheels
d) Metallic green body with white roof and Silver Plastic Wheels
SPW
GPW
BPW
SPW
4-
3+
3
3+
27-D
1966
Mercedes-Benz 230SL
a) White body with red interior and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Off-white body with red interior and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
BPW
2
2
28-A
1956
Bedford Compressor Truck
a) Orange body with no windows and Metal Wheels
MW
2
28-B
1959
Thames Compressor Truck
a) Yellow body with no windows and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
BPW
GPW
3
4
28-C
1964
MK 10 Jaguar
a) Brown body with tan interior and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
BPW
GPW
2
$900.00+

28-D
1968
Mack Dump Truck
a) Orange body with silver grille and Black Plastic Wheels with red hubs
BPW
2+
29-A
1956
Bedford Milk Delivery Van
a) Tan body with white interior and Grey Plastic Wheels
GPW
2+
29-B
1961
Austin A55
a) Green body with light-green roof and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
BPW
GPW
SPW
4
3
4+
29-C
1966
Fire Pumper
a) Red body with blue dome light, "Denver" decal and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with no "Denver" decal
BPW
BPW
4
4
30-A
1956
Ford Prefect
a) Grey-brown or olive brown body with no windows and Metal Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Light-blue body with no windows and Grey Plastic Wheels
MW
GPW
GPW
3
3
8
30-B
1961
Magiruz-Deutz Truck
a) Silver Body with orange crane, silver hook and Silver Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", but with Black Plastic Wheels
d) Tan body with orange crane and Grey Plastic Wheels
SPW
GPW
BPW
GPW
3
3
2
NSR
30-C
1965
8-Wheel Crane Truck
a) Dark-green body with orange crane, yellow hook and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
2


1 = $1-5 2 = $6-15 3 = $16-25 4 = $26-35 5 = $36-50 6 = $51-70
7 = $71-90 8 = $91-110 9 = $111-130 10 = $131-160 11 = $161-180 12 = $181-200
13 = $201-220 14 = $221-240 15 = $241-270 16 = $271-300 17 = $301-330 18 = $331-350


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