Christian Falkensteiner's Matchbox Lesney Superfast Pictures

LS 63-B FREEWAY GAS TANKER
(1973-1981, Twinpack 1976-1982)

Variation numbers are based on Charlie Mack's Matchbox 1-75 Catalog 1969-date.

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LS63b-real.jpg
the real truck
Commer prototype
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LS63b-prja.jpg
pre-production
resin prototype
red, white & blue
pic by LSK Auctions
LS63b-prka.jpg
pre-production
resin prototype
yel. & purp. trailer
pic by LSK Auctions
LS63b-praa.jpg
pre-production
Castrol
red, white & black
pic by Vectis
LS63b-prga.jpg
pre-production
no labels
red, sil.-gray & black
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS63b-prha.jpg
pre-production
no labels
white, red & yel.
pic by Hardy Ristau
LS63b-pria.jpg
pre-production
no labels
orng.-yel. & blk.
pic by G. Tomlinson
LS63b-pribpl.jpg
pre-production
orng.-yel. & blk.
white base insert
pic by G. Tomlinson
LS63b-prea.jpg
pre-production
Burmah
red, white & lemon
pic by Jason Meeker
LS63b-prebpl.jpg
pre-production
lemon base
with rivets
pic by Jason Meeker
LS63b-prfa.jpg
pre-production
Burmah
red, white & gray
pic by Jason Meeker
LS63b-prfbpl.jpg
pre-production
gray base
with rivets
pic by Jason Meeker
LS63b-01bxI.jpg
01 Castrol
red, white & red
I type box
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LS63b-02abxI.jpg
02 Burmah
red, white & red
blue over red labels
I type box
LS63b-02bbxI.jpg
02 Burmah
red, white & red
red over blue labels
I type box
LS63b-02cbxI.jpg
Burmah
red, white & red
5sp squ frt. wheels
I type box
LS63b-f31a.jpg
Burmah
red, white & red
5sp frt. wheels
pic by D. Detweiler
LS63b-f11a.jpg
square Burmah
red, white & red
mc rear wheels
pic by Tim Siebert
LS63b-f22a.jpg
rounded Burmah
red, white & red
mc rear wheels
pic by Mathias Zogg
LS63b-03bbxI.jpg
03 Burmah
red, white & red
logo towards rear
I type box
LS63b-09a.jpg
09 Burmah
red, white & red
with tow hook
TP-17
LS63b-prba.jpg
pre-production
Canadian flag
olive, olive & black
pic from 1976 catalog
LS63b-13a.jpg
13 High Octane
olive, olive & black
K left
TP-14
LS63b-13b.jpg
13 High Octane
olive, olive & black
K right
TP-14
LS63b-f15a.jpg
High Octane
olive, olive & black
5sp squ frt. wheels
pic by David Evans
LS63b-f07a.jpg
High Octane
olive drab,
olive drab & black
pic by Tim Siebert
LS63b-19a.jpg
19 French flag (cen.)
olive drab,
olive drab & black
TP-14
LS63b-19c.jpg
19 French flag (frt.)
olive drab,
olive drab & black
TP-14
LS63b-f29a.jpg
French flag (cen.)
olive drab & black
mc rear wheels
pic by G. Tomlinson
LS63b-58a.jpg
58 Canadian flag
olive drab,
olive drab & black
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS63b-f28a.jpg
no labels
olive drab,
olive drab & black
TP-14
LS63b-20pr.jpg
pre-production
Aral diamond logo
blue, white & blue
thanks to S. Brown
LS63b-20bxGer.jpg
20 Aral
blue, white & blue
colorless German box
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LS63b-f18a.jpg
Aral
blue, white & blue
mc rear wheels
pic by G. Tomlinson
LS63b-24abxI.jpg
24 Chevron
red, white & red
mc frt. wheels
I type box
LS63b-24bbxI.jpg
Chevron
red, white & red
5sp squ frt. wheels
I type box
LS63b-26a.jpg
26 Chevron
red, white & red
with tow hook
TP-17
LS63b-f09bxI.jpg
Sellosign
red, white & red
I type box
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LS63b-f09rea.jpg
Sellosign
red, white & red
rear label
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LS63b-f08a.jpg
Shell
red, white & red
thanks to
Nigel Cooper
LS63b-prca.jpg
pre-production
Shell
black tow hook
pic from 1981 catalog
LS63b-28bxI.jpg
28 Shell
white, white & lemon
purple windows
I type box
LS63b-31bxI.jpg
31 Shell
white, white & yellow
purple windows
I type box
LS63b-34a.jpg
34 Shell
white, white & lemon
with tow hook
TP-17
LS63b-f33a.jpg
Shell
white, white & yellow
with tow hook
TP-17
LS63b-35bxI.jpg
35 Shell
white, white & lemon
red windows
I type box
LS63b-55bxI.jpg
55 Shell
white, white & yellow
red windows
I type box
LS63b-36bxI.jpg
36 Shell
white, white & yellow
red win., yel. cab base
I type box
LS63b-f14a.jpg
Shell
white, white & lemon
5ar rear wheels
pic by Josť M. Vargas
LS63b-37bxI.jpg
37 Shell
lemon, white & lemon
I type box
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LS63b-37b.jpg
no labels
lemon, white & lemon
pic by G. Tomlinson
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LS63b-f06a.jpg
Shell
lemon, white & lemon
with tow hook
TP-17
LS63b-f23a.jpg
Shell
lemon, white & lemon
5ar & dd10 frt. wheels
TP-17
LS63b-43abxL.jpg
43 Exxon
white, white & white
mc frt. wheels
L type box
LS63b-43bbxL.jpg
Exxon
white, white & white
5sp squ frt. wheels
L type box
LS63b-56a.jpg
56 Shell
white, white & white
mc frt. wheels
pic by G. Tomlinson
LS63b-47bxL.jpg
47 Exxon
white, white & lemon
purple windows
L type box
LS63b-f24bxL.jpg
Exxon
white, white & lemon
red windows
L type box
LS63b-f10bxL.jpg
BP Super
white, white & lemon
purple windows
L type box
LS63b-53bxL.jpg
53 BP Super
white, white & lemon
red windows
L type box
LS63b-f13a.jpg
BP Super
white, white & lemon
with tow hook
pic by J.-M. Roulet
LS63b-f30a.jpg
BP Super
white, white & yellow
purple windows
pic by G. Tomlinson
LS63b-49bxL.jpg
49 BP Super
white, white & green
5sp squ frt. wheels
L type box
LS63b-57bxL.jpg
57 BP Super
white, white & green
mc frt. wheels
L type box
LS63b-f19a.jpg
BP Super
white, white & green
mc rear wheels
pic by G. Tomlinson
LS63b-f32a.jpg
small BP
white, white & green
mc frt. wheels
pic by Uwe101
LS63b-49b.jpg
no labels
white, white & green
5sp squ frt. wheels
pic by G. Tomlinson
LS63b-51abxL.jpg
Exxon
white, white & white
lemon cab base
L type box
LS63b-51b.jpg
51 Exxon
white, white & white
with tow hook
TP-17
LS63b-59a.jpg
59 Exxon
red, white & white
TP-17
pic by Vectis
LS63b-prda.jpg
pre-production
elf
white, white & white
pic by Andreas Mohr
LS63b-02a-02b.jpg
Burmah
blue over red &
red over blue
labels
LS63b-03ba-03bc.jpg
Burmah
red over blue
sided labels
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LS63b-03ca-03cc.jpg
Burmah
red over blue
sided labels
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LS63b-lab.jpg
Burmah
red over blue
square & rounded
labels
LS63b-14-f07.jpg
olive green &
olive drab
High Octane
pic by Tim Siebert
LS63b-f07-19.jpg
olive drab
High Octane
French flag
pic by Tim Siebert
LS63b-19a-19c.jpg
olive drab
French flag
labels in center &
at frt.
LS63b-35-36.jpg
Shell
lemon & yellow
trailer bases
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LS63b-43-47.jpg
Exxon
white & lemon
trailer bases
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LS63b-57-f10.jpg
BP Super
green & lemon
trailer bases
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LS63b-28-47-f10.jpg
white, white & lemon
Shell, Exxon &
BP Super
purple windows
LS63b-35-f24-53.jpg
white, white & lemon
Shell, Exxon &
BP Super
red windows
LS63b-bpla.jpg
red trailer bases
short & long braces
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LS63b-bplb.jpg
white trailer bases
short & long braces
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LS63b-bplc.jpg
lemon trailer bases
short & long braces
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LS63b-bplg.jpg
lemon & yellow
trailer bases
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LS63b-bpld.jpg
green trailer bases
short & long braces
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LS63b-bple.jpg
black trailer bases
short & long braces
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LS63b-bplf.jpg
blue trailer bases
short & long braces
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LS63b-fbpl.jpg
red cabs
cab bases
without & with
reinforcements
LS63b-rbpla.jpg
red trailer bases
base inserts
with & without rivets
arrows & dashes
LS63b-rbplb.jpg
lemon trailer bases
black & yellow
base inserts
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LS63b-reaa.jpg
red trailer bases
rear ends
without & with hole
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LS63b-reab.jpg
black trailer bases
rear ends
without & with hole
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LS63b-fwhla.jpg
red cabs
mc & 5sp squ wheels
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LS63b-fwhlb.jpg
white cabs
mc & 5sp squ wheels
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LS63b-whl.jpg
white & red
trailers
two different types
of 5sp wheels
LS63b-win.jpg
white cabs
purple & red
windows
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