Matchbox Yesteryear: Y26-1-A Crossley (1918) - Lowenbrau

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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Y26-1-A-3 Crossley (1918) in Powder Blue with glossy black chassis and tan front cab tilt with white "Lowenbrau" on a powder blue background on the rear deck sides. It comes with its original maroon coloured box. This is the scarce version with Y13 base.

The model has no opening parts. The cab tilt is tan, the seats are ruby red, the rear barrels are brown, and the radiator grille is black. There is no glazing.

Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book

Body Colour: Powder Blue body & glossy black chassis
Cab Roof: tan plastic, lightly textured
Rear Barrels: Brown
Radiator: Black plastic grille with die cast, plated surround
Seats: Ruby red plastic
Steering Wheel: Black plastic
Wheel Hubs: Solid, Red
Tyres: Black
Plated Parts: Gold/Brass colour
Box Type: J - maroon coloured box
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has the "D" type body with no cleats or raised edges to the rear body tray, and the type "D" baseplate with the model reference "No Y13", the drive shaft incomplete and a 3mm diameter hole in the centre, held in place with two machined rivets.

 

Issued between 1984 and 1986 with a stated scale of 1:47.

Item: 3174


This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Y26-1-A-12 Crossley (1918) in Powder Blue with glossy black chassis and cream front cab tilt with white "Lowenbrau" on a powder blue background on the rear deck sides. It comes with its original maroon coloured box.

The model has no opening parts. The cab tilt is cream, the seats are ruby red, the rear barrels are dark brown, and the radiator grille is black. There is no glazing.

Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book

Body Colour: Powder Blue body & glossy black chassis
Cab Roof: Cream plastic, lightly textured
Rear Barrels: Dark Brown
Radiator: Black plastic grille with die cast, plated surround
Seats: Ruby red plastic
Steering Wheel: Black plastic
Wheel Hubs: Solid, Red
Tyres: Black
Plated Parts: Gold/Brass colour
Box Type: J - maroon coloured box
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has the "D" type body with no cleats or raised edges to the rear body tray, and the type "E" baseplate with the model reference amended to read "No Y13/Y26", the drive shaft incomplete and a 3mm diameter hole in the centre, held in place with two machined rivets.

Issued in 1986 with a stated scale of 1:47.

Item: 1966


    This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Y26-1-A-12 Crossley (1918) in Powder Blue with glossy black chassis and cream front cab tilt with white "Lowenbrau" on a powder blue background on the rear deck sides. It originally came packed in the maroon coloured box.

    The model has no opening parts. The cab tilt is cream, the seats are ruby red, the rear barrels are dark brown, and the radiator grille is black. There is no glazing.

    Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book

    Body Colour: Powder Blue body & glossy black chassis
    Cab Roof: Cream plastic, lightly textured
    Rear Barrels: Dark Brown
    Radiator: Black plastic grille with die cast, plated surround
    Seats: Ruby red plastic
    Steering Wheel: Black plastic
    Wheel Hubs: Solid, Red
    Tyres: Black
    Plated Parts: Gold/Brass colour
    Box Type: J - maroon coloured box
    Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has the "D" type body with no cleats or raised edges to the rear body tray, and the type "E" baseplate with the model reference amended to read "No Y13/Y26", the drive shaft incomplete and a 3mm diameter hole in the centre, held in place with two machined rivets.

    Issued in 1986 with a stated scale of 1:47.

    Item: 2806