Matchbox models made in Hungary

Metalbox GMK

Metalbox GMK was a Hungarian manufacturer of diecast models for Matchbox and Corgi.

In October 1986 they started making first models for Matchbox and the contract ended in 1988. The deal with Matchbox allowed them to only sell models on the Hungarian market. No export was permitted.


Corgi models made by Metalbox

Metalcar

Metalcar was the biggest manufacturer of diecast models in Hungary in 1980-1990.

They made copies of Matchbox models using dies that were most likely stolen.


Copy of Matchbox Porsche 928 (SF0218) made by Metalcar. Photo by: Sam.Joe

Metchy

Metchy (aka Mechy) was a manufacturer of diecast models in Hungary in 1980-1990.

They made copies of Matchbox models using dies that were most likely stolen.


Copy of Matchbox Porsche 928 (SF0218) made by Metchy.


Photo by: Matchbox University.


Original Matchbox Porsche 928 (SF0218) for comparison.