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. Depending on the model, the boxes alone can go for $10 to $65 and up by themselves, so take this into consideration when purchasing. 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.

#
Year
Name
Description
Wheels
Value
41-A
1957
D-Type Jaguar
a) Green body with "41" decal on hood and Metal Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
MW
GPW
3
3
41-B
1960
D-Type Jaguar
a) Green body with "41" decal on hood and Grey Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Silver Plastic Wheels and "19" decal
c) Same as "a", but with Black Plastic Wheels and Wire hubs
d) Same as "c", but with red hubs
GPW
SPW
BPW
BPW
3
5
6
10
41-C
1965
Ford GT
a) White body with "6" or "9" stripe and yellow hubs on Black Plastic Wheels
b) Yellow body with "6" stripe and yellow hubs on Black Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", but with red hubs on Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
BPW
BPW
2+
6+
8-
42-A
1957
Evening News Van
a) Yellow body with "Evening News" deco and Metal Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Black Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", buw with Grey Plastic Wheels
MW
BPW
GPW
3
3
3
42-B
1965
Studebaker Wagonaire
a) Blue body with white interior and Black Plastic Wheels (+ hunter & dog)
BPW
3
42-C
1969
Iron Fairy Crane
a) Red body with yellow boom/hook and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
2
43-A
1958
Hillman Minx
a) Light-blue body with white roof, no interior and Metal Plastic Wheels
b) Same as"a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Turqouise body with cream roof, no interior Grey Plastic Wheels
d) Green body with no windows and Metal Wheels>
MW
GPW
GPW
MW
2+
2+
4
8+
43-B
1962
Aveling Tractor Shovel
a) Yellow body and driver with red shovel and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with yellow shovel and red driver
BPW
BPW
2
2
43-C
1968
Pony Trailer
a) Yellow body with tan base, Black Plastic Wheels and 2 white horses
b) Same as "a", but with green base
BPW
BPW
2+
2+
44-A
1958
R/Royce Silver Cloud
a) Light-blue body with Metal Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
MW
GPW
SPW
2
2
2
44-B
1964
R/Royce Phantom V
a) Tan body with white interior and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as"a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Metallic grey/blue body with white interior and Grey Plastic Wheels
BPW
GPW
BPW
2
2
3
44-C
1967
Refrigerator Truck
a) Red cab/base with green box and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with green cab and grey box (Pre-production?)
BPW
BPW
2
NRS
45-A
1958
Vauxhall Victor
a) Yellow body with no windows and Metal Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "b", but with green windows
d) Same as "b", but with clear windows
e) Same as "c", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
f) Same as "c", but with Black Plastic Wheels
g) Red body with no windows and Metal Wheels
MW
GPW
GPW
GPW
SPW
BPW
MW
2
3
3
3
4
4
6
45-B
1965
Ford Corsair
a) Off-white body with Black Plastic Wheels (+ green boat/rack)
b) Same as "a", but Grey Plastic Wheels
BPR
GPW
2+
3
46-A
1958
Morris Minor 1000
a) Dark-green body with no windows and Metal Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Dark-blue body with no windows and Grey Plastic Wheels
d) Tan body with no windows and Metal Wheels
MW
GPW
GPW
MW
2+
2+
9
NRS
46-B
1960
Pickfords Removal Van
a) Green body with "Pickfords" label and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
d) Dark-blue body with "Pickfords" label and Grey Plastic Wheels
e) Same as "d", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
f) Gold body with "Beals Bealson" deco and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
GPW
SPW
GPW
SPW
BPW
3-
3+
3+
6
6+
18+


46-C
1968
Mercedes Benz 300
a) Metallic blue body with white interior and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Green body with white interior and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
BPW
2
3
47-A
1956
1-Ton Trojan Van
a) Red body with "Brooke Bond Tea" decal and Metal Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
MW
GPW
3
3+
47-B
1963
Commer Ice Cream Canteen
a) Blue body with white interior, menu decal and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Metallic blue body with white interior, menu decal and Black Plastic Wheels
d) Off-white body with oval roof decal and Black Plastic Wheels
e) Same as "d", but with square roof decal f) same as "d", but with "Lyons Maid" decal
BPW
GPW
BPW
BPW
BPW
BPW
2+
3
3+
3+
3+
8
47-C
1968
DAF Tipper Truck
a) Silver body with yellow box and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Light-blue body with yellow box and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
BPW
2
3
48-A
1958
Meteor Sports Boat
a) Blue hull with tan deck and trailer with Metal Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
MW
GPW
SPW
3
3+
3+
48-B
1961
Sports Boat & Trailer
a) White hull with red top, grey motor and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", but with a gold motor
BPW
GPW
BPW
3+
3+
3+
48-C
1966
Dodge Dump Truck
a) Red body with blue windows and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
2
49-A
1958
M3 Personnel Carrier
a) Olive-green body with Black front wheels and rollers
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic front wheels and metal rollers
c) Same as "a", but with Metal front wheels and rollers
d) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic front wheels and rollers
BPW
GPW
MW
GPW
2
2
2
2
49-B
1967
Mercedes Unimog
a) Tan body with aqua base and Black Plastic Wheels with yellow hubs
b) Blue body with red base and Black Plastic Wheels
BPW
BPW
2
2
50-A
1958
Commer Pickup
a) Red body with grey top, no windows and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
c) Same as "a", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
d) Red body with white top, no windows and Black Plastic Wheels
e) Tan body with no windows and Metal Wheels
f) Same as "e", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
g) Same as "e", but with Silver Plastic Wheels
BPW
GPW
SPW
BPW
MW
GPW
SPW
2+
3
3
9
3
5
5+
50-B
1964
John Deere Tractor
a) Dark-green body with yellow hubs and Black Plastic Wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Grey Plastic Wheels
BPW
GPW
3
3
50-C
1969
Ford Kennel Truck
a) Green body with white grille and Black Plastic Wheels (+ 4 plastic dogs)
b) Same as "a", but with dark grille
BPW
BPW
3+
4


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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