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MI 097 CHEVROLET CORVETTE T-Roof
(USA #40 1983-1989, ROW #62 1983-1985,
USA #58 1991-1997, USA/ROW #74 1998,
Japan #68 1984-1987, Australia #28 1991-1993)

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

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MI097-real.jpg
the real car
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MI097-praa.jpg
pre-production
silver-gray
stars & stripes
5cr & 5ar wheels
pic by Russell Olson
MI097-08a.jpg
08/13 white "09"
red & blk. stripes
5ar & 5cr wheels
USA #40, ROW #62
1983-1984
MI097-09bpUsa.jpg
09 white "09"
red & blk. stripes
5cr & 5ar wheels
USA #40, ROW #62
pic by D. Rosendaal
MI097-15a.jpg
15/16 dk. blue
whi./yel./red des.
silver hubs
USA #40, ROW #62
1985-1986
MI097-17a.jpg
17 dk. blue
whi./yel./red des.
gold hubs
USA #40
1985
MI097-f31a.jpg
dk. blue
whi./yel./red des.
all 5cr wheels
USA #40, ROW #62
pic by D. Rosendaal
MI097-19a.jpg
19/20/22 yellow
blue & lavender str.
5ar & 5cr wheels
USA #40/58
1987-1991
MI097-19b.jpg
19 yellow
blue & lt. lav. str.
5ar & 5cr wheels
USA #40
1987-1989
MI097-f29a.jpg
yellow
blue & lavender str.
all 5ar wheels
USA #40/58
pic by D. Rosendaal
MI097-f30a.jpg
yellow
blue & lavender str.
5cr & 5ar wheels
USA #40/58
pic by D. Rosendaal
MI097-23a.jpg
23 orange
detailed trim
WC wheels
USA WC-19
1991
MI097-24a.jpg
24/32 red
white design
5ar & 5cr wheels
USA #58
1992-1993
MI097-25a.jpg
25 met. blue
detailed trim
WC wheels
USA WC-27
1992
MI097-27pra.jpg
pre-production
black "22"
yellow stripes
WC wheels
pic by Russell Olson
MI097-27a.jpg
27 black "22"
yellow stripes
black PC wheels
USA Whales
1992
MI097-29a.jpg
29 dk. gray
white stripes
5ar & 5cr wheels
USA Anniv. set
1993
MI097-30pra.jpg
pre-production
met. teal blue
lt. grn. & pink grid
5cr & 5ar wheels
pic by Russell Olson
MI097-30a.jpg
30 teal blue
whi. & pink grid
gold 6spsp wheels
USA #58
1994
MI097-31a.jpg
31 dk. green
orange interior
sil. 6spsp wheels
USA Coll. Choice
1994
MI097-f19a.jpg
dk. green
orange interior
gold 6spsp wheels
found in China
pic by Russell Olson
MI097-33a.jpg
33/34 white & black
pink design
sil. 6spsp wheels
USA #58
1995
MI097-35a.jpg
35 white
pink design
sil. 6spsp wheels
USA #58
1995
MI097-36a.jpg
36 silver-gray
whi. & purp. design
purp. int., 6spsp wh.
USA #58
1996
MI097-37a.jpg
37 silver-gray
whi. & purp. design
purp. int., 5spco wh.
USA #58
1997
MI097-f15a.jpg
silver-gray
whi. & purp. design
pink interior
sil. 6spsp wheels
found in China
MI097-f16a.jpg
silver-gray
whi. & purp. design
black interior
5spco wheels
found in China
MI097-41a.jpg
41 met. green
whi. & purp. design
5spco wheels
USA #58
1997
MI097-47a.jpg
47/51 met. red
whi. & purp. design
5spco wheels
#74
1998
MI097-38a.jpg
38 candy red
blk. & whi. design
PC wheels
USA PC9
1997
MI097-52a.jpg
52 candy red
blk. & whi. design
gold 6spsp wheels
purp. int., windsh. print
found in China
MI097-f28a.jpg
candy red
blk. & whi. design
gold 6spsp wheels
purp. int., no windsh. prt.
pic by R. Edwards
MI097-f27a.jpg
candy red
blk. & whi. design
gold 6spsp wheels
blk. int., windsh. print
pic by R. Edwards
MI097-39a.jpg
39 yellow
blk. & whi. int.
PC wh., sil. base
USA CP1
1997
MI097-f05a.jpg
yellow
blk. & whi. int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-f06a.jpg
yellow
blk. & red int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-53a.jpg
53 yellow
black int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-f07a.jpg
yel. Corvette
blk. & red int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-f04a.jpg
yel. Corvette
black int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-40a.jpg
40 red
blk. & red int.
PC wh., sil. base
USA CP2
1997
MI097-f18a.jpg
red
black int.
gold 6spsp wheels
silver base
found in China
MI097-54a.jpg
54 red
black int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-55a.jpg
55 red
purple int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-42a.jpg
42 dk. green
blk. & whi. int.
PC wh., sil. base
USA CP3
1997
MI097-f13a.jpg
dk. green
blk. & whi. int.
gold 6spsp wheels
silver base
found in China
MI097-f02a.jpg
dk. green
blk. & whi. int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-f14a.jpg
dk. green
blk. & red int.
gold 6spsp wheels
silver base
found in China
MI097-f10a.jpg
dk. green
blk. & red int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-57a.jpg
57 dk. green
black int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-43a.jpg
43 black
blk. & red int.
PC wh., sil. base
USA CP4
1997
MI097-f08a.jpg
black
blk. & red int.
gold 6spsp wheels
silver base
found in China
MI097-f11a.jpg
black
blk. & whi. int.
gold 6spsp wheels
silver base
found in China
MI097-f17a.jpg
black
black int.
gold 6spsp wheels
silver base
found in China
MI097-58a.jpg
58 black
black int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-44a.jpg
44 bright blue
blk. & whi. int.
PC wh., sil. base
USA CP6
1997
MI097-45a.jpg
45 white
blk. & red int.
PC wh., sil. base
USA CP5
1997
MI097-f09a.jpg
white
blk. & red int.
gold 6spsp wheels
silver base
found in China
MI097-46a.jpg
46 maroon
blk. & whi. int.
PC wh., sil. base
USA Gold Collection
1997
MI097-50a.jpg
50 maroon
black int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-56a.jpg
56 maroon
purple int.
gold 6spsp wheels
black base
found in China
MI097-f20a.jpg
maroon Corvette
purple int.
gold 6spsp wheels
found in China
pic by Russell Olson
MI097-48a.jpg
48 met. gold
black int.
5spco wheels
USA 75 Challenge
1998
MI097-f12a.jpg
orng. Ovaltine
black int.
gold 6spsp wheels
CN promotional
1998
MI097-f21a.jpg
orng. Ovaltine
blk. & red int.
gold 6spsp wheels
CN promotional
pic by Bob Thompson
LS40c-MI097.jpg
white "09"
red & blk. stripes
Lesney vs.
MB Toys
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MI097-15-17.jpg
dk. blue
whi./yel./red des.
silver & gold
hubcaps
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MI097-15-BR097-26.jpg
dk. blue
Macau &
Brazil
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MI097-19a-19b.jpg
yellow
dk. & lt. lavender
stripes
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MI097-23-25.jpg
orange &
met. blue
WC wheels
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MI097-30b-30a.jpg
shades of
teal blue
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MI097-33-35.jpg
white & black
white
pink design
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MI097-36-37.jpg
silver-gray
whi. & purp. design
sil. 6spsp &
5spco wheels
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MI062-MI097.jpg
silver-gray
whi. & purp. design
MI 062 & MI 097
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MI097-f15-37-f16.jpg
silver-gray
whi. & purp. design
pink, purple &
black interiors
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MI097-f16-41-47.jpg
silver-gray,
met. green & met. red
whi. & purp. design
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MI097-38-52.jpg
candy red
blk. & whi. design
PC & gold 6spsp
wheels
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MI097-f28-f27.jpg
candy red
blk. & whi. design
purp. & blk. int.
wo/ & w/ windsh. print
pic by R. Edwards
MI097-39-f05.jpg
yellow
PC & gold 6spsp
wheels
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MI097-39-f05bpl.jpg
yellow
silver & black
bases
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MI097-f05-f06-53.jpg
yellow
blk./whi., blk./red &
black interiors
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MI097-f06-f07.jpg
yellow
gold 6spsp wheels
blk. & red int.
without & with
Corvette on windshield
MI097-53-f04.jpg
yellow
gold 6spsp wheels
black int.
without & with
Corvette on windshield
MI097-f04-f07.jpg
yellow
gold 6spsp wheels
Corvette on windshield
blk. & blk./red
interiors
MI097-40-54.jpg
red
PC & gold 6spsp
wheels
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MI097-f18-54bpl.jpg
red
silver & black
bases
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MI097-40-55-54.jpg
red
blk./red, purple &
black interiors
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MI097-f18-54.jpg
red
gold 6spsp wheels
black int.
silver & black
bases
MI097-42-f13.jpg
dk. green
PC & gold 6spsp
wheels
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MI097-f14-f10bpl.jpg
dk. green
silver & black
bases
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MI097-57-f02-f10.jpg
dk. green
blk., blk./whi. &
blk./red interiors
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MI097-f13-f02.jpg
dk. green
gold 6spsp wheels
blk. & whi. int.
silver & black
bases
MI097-f14-f10.jpg
dk. green
gold 6spsp wheels
blk. & red int.
silver & black
bases
MI097-f02-f03int.jpg
dk. green
blk. & whi. int.
silver & red
gearsticks
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MI097-43-f08.jpg
black
PC & gold 6spsp
wheels
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MI097-f17-58bpl.jpg
black
silver & black
bases
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MI097-f08-f11-f17.jpg
black
blk./red, blk./whi. &
black interiors
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MI097-f17-58.jpg
black
black int.
silver & black
bases
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MI097-45-f09.jpg
white
PC & gold 6spsp
wheels
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MI097-46-50.jpg
maroon
PC & gold 6spsp
wheels
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MI097-46-50bpl.jpg
maroon
silver & black
bases
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MI097-46-50-56.jpg
maroon
blk./whi., blk. &
purple interiors
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LS40c-MI097-bpl.jpg
silver-gray &
pearly sil. bases
Lesney vs.
MB Toys
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MI097-bpla.jpg
light & dark
red metal
Macau bases
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MI097-bplb.jpg
pearly sil. metal
Macau bases
without & with
axle braces
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MI097-bplc.jpg
black
metal & plastic
Macau bases
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MI097-bpld.jpg
black plastic
Macau & China
bases
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MI097-bple.jpg
gray plastic
Thailand & China
bases
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MI097-bat.jpg
gray plastic
China bases
without & with
batch number
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Variation listing (MS Word)

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Models with Mattel bases are beyond the scope of this website.

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