The wide range of exciting Matchbox die-cast toys produced after Universal transferred company ownership to Tyco(America's third largest toy company) are presented here with a detailed, incisive text explaining the variations, the number code of all the toys, and brilliant color photographs. Included are additional toy lines including Harley Davidson motorcycles, Thunderbirds action figures, Live N Learn preschool toys, and the Crash Dummies. Toys distributed by Matchbox*r for other companies are also illustrated and discussed.
For the past twenty-five years Charlie Mack has collected Matchbox toys. He has written three previous Matchbox books and is the founder of Matchbox Museum in Durham, Connecticut, and the editor of a national Matchbox collector's magazine.