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Diecast, etc...  Classic Ford Thunderbirds
covering models for 1955, 1956, 1957
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The following is a listing of the classic T-bird toy & collector models that have been released in 2013. 
Some will be new models and some will be new paint jobs & some are just new packages. 

How to tell the difference between a '55, a '56 and a '57 Thunderbird
Scale or Size Information

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1955 1956 1957
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2002-05 NEW
Thunderbird Models

1955 Thunderbird:
Model # - Name
Manufacturer / Country Scale Description
1955 FORD THUNDERBIRD . Kinsmart / China 1/32   Pink
1955 Thunderbird . Welly 1/38 black with black "softtop"

1956 Thunderbird:
Model # - Name
Manufacturer / Country Scale Description
1956 Ford Thunderbird;code: 87th56001 Coral Sand
 Oxford Automobile Company / UK (China) 1/87  Coral Sand (it is not  pink like the 56 color sunset coral)  White hardtop.  Definitely a diecast.  clear plastic windows.  coral interior; white wall tires; grey painted bumpers and wheels. wheel style: 56 hubcap simulation; front & back white with black lettering license plates:241-110, 19 56, (can't read the rest). New Mold this year.
1956 Ford Thunderbird;code: 87th56002
Oxford Automobile Company / UK (China) 1/87 Peacock Blue with white porthole hardtop
1956 Ford Thunderbird . Motormax 1/18 Olive Green with white hardtop 
1956 Ford Thunderbird . Motormax 1/18 Blue metallic with black hardtop
1956 Ford Thunderbird; 
Sebring, 1955/ # 4371
Rio / Italy 1/43  Ford Thunderbird, Sebring, team Scher/Davis, blue with #9 on door and hood. February 2013.

1957 Thunderbird:
Model # - Name
Manufacturer / Country Scale Description
Hot Wheels '57 T-BIRD Flying Customs; #Y8587; X8196-0910 Mattel / Thailand 1/64 Orange with lightning graphics on sides and top; standard wheels, non-porthole hardtop; silver details include Thunderbird script on front fender, door handles, and hash marks; base marked 2013; ©1977; Hot Wheels logo on base; 1186,MJ,1,NL; 2012 © on card.

If you know of any other models that have been released this year, please e-mail me with a description - model/package # - Manufacturer - scale - Description including colors available,  & anything special about the car.  I will add it to the list

Lists:  1955 A-H 1955 I-M 1955 N-Z ?? 1956 A-F 1956G-J 1956K-N 1956 O-Z + ?? 1957 A-H 1957 I-R 1957 S-Z ?? Model Kits Hot Wheels
released in:  1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
AVON Battle Bird,
Hot Wheels
Micro Models
 Racing Champions 

*  Some cars are rather generic for 1955 & 1956 ie. have characteristics of both years.  If you don't see your model listed in the '56 list it may be in the '55 list.  Manufacturer of many of those models is also hard to determine so distributor's name is listed which is why some models look the same but have different "manufacturers" 

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