Matchbox Yesteryear: Y03-3-A-6 Riley MPH (1934)

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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Riley MPH (1934) in Ruby Red. It was packed originally in the woodgrain, type H style box.

This model has been assigned a coding of 6b by me as it has a Ruby Red body but a Purple/Red base (chassis, running boards and wheel arches).

The interior is cream plastic with a black steering wheel.

Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book
Body Colour: Ruby Red body BUT purple red base.
Plated Parts: Chrome
Radiator/Grille: Cream
Wheel Hubs: Chrome, 24 spoke
Tyres: Black
Box Type: type H
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has different coloured body and base components, 1973 base, and riveted axles. The base plate is held in place with two machined rivets.

Issued 1975, with a stated scale of 1:35.

Item: 3142

 


This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Riley MPH (1934) in Ruby Red. It was packed originally in the woodgrain, type H style box.

This model has been assigned a coding of 6c by me as it has a Purple-Red body and a Purple-Red base (chassis, running boards and wheel arches).

The interior is cream plastic with a black steering wheel.

Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book
Body Colour: Purple-Red body AND purple-red base.
Plated Parts: Chrome
Radiator/Grille: Cream
Wheel Hubs: Chrome, 24 spoke
Tyres: Black
Box Type: type H
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has a shade difference from the standard Ruby Red in the body and base components which are a distinctly purple-red, a 1973 base, and riveted axles. The base plate is held in place with two machined rivets.

Issued 1975, with a stated scale of 1:35.

Item: 3143