What is a matchbox car?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

How to Make a Car from a Matchbox?

This toy car is made using an empty matchbox.

How to Decorate a Matchbox?

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 »

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 »