How to Decorate a Matchbox?

Answer Matchboxes are small compartments that are ideal for holding more than just matches. These small boxes offer a concealed space for storing a small trinket, spare buttons or pair of earrings. Bring ... Read More »

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What is a matchbox car?

When it comes to British exports, the Beatles tend to get all the press. But in the world of 1/64-scale die-cast cars, Matchbox cars were at the forefront of what started out as just a toy and evol... Read More »

How to Make a Car from a Matchbox?

This toy car is made using an empty matchbox.

Who invented the Matchbox car?

Jack Odell is credited with inventing Matchbox cars in 1952. His idea stemmed from his daughter taking spiders to school in a matchbox, so he had decided to make her a small steamroller. The idea c... Read More »

What scale is a Matchbox car?

Matchbox toy cars have been manufactured since 1953 and the brand is currently owned by Mattel. Scale model toy cars have been built in a variety of scale sizes, but the most popularly mass-produce... Read More »