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Thunderbird
Collectibles
2016
Diecast, etc...  Classic Ford Thunderbirds
covering models for 1955, 1956, 1957
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new models added
The following is a listing of the classic T-bird toy & collector models that have been released in 2016. 
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
Photo
Manufacturer / Country Scale Description
1955 Ford Thunderbird;
Genuine Ford Parts
M & D International Distributors, Inc of Florida./ China 1/43 Diecast; Torch red with red & white interior; Ford licensed; limited to 500
1955 Ford Thunderbird;
Genuine Ford Parts
M & D International Distributors, Inc. of Florida / China 1/43 Diecast; Thunderbird blue with blue & white interior; Ford licensed; limited to 500
1955 Ford Thunderibrd;
Genuine Ford Parts.
M & D International Distributors, Inc.of Florida / China 1/43 Diecast; Goldenrod yellow with black & yellow interior; Ford licensed; limited to 500

1956 Thunderbird:
Model # - Name
Photo
Manufacturer / Country Scale Description
1956 Ford Thunderbird . . .

1957 Thunderbird:
Model # - Name
Photo
Manufacturer / Country Scale Description
1957 Ford Thunderbird
Kiddie Car Classics
Hallmark / China 11 cm length
5 cm height
4.5cm width

4 inches

Christmas Tree Ornament (on the heavy side), Diecast metal, topless, black plain interior, rolls but no pedals, black steering wheel, silver painted bumpers, trim, 57 T'bird hubcap style. blackwall tires.  Starmist Blue
retails at $19.95
1957 Ford Thunderbird
Kiddie Car Classics
. Hallmark / China 7.25 inches Christmas, diecast metal, topless, black plain interior, rolls & steers, black steering wheel, chrome bumpers, chrome & silver painted trim, 57 T'bird chrome hubcap style;. blackwall tires.  Larger version of the above. Boxed with coaster-like booklet that opens to graphic of car. Starmist Blue
1957 Ford Thunderbird, Holiday Muscle Edition (#3)
American Muscle
. AutoWorld / China 1/18
11 inches
White with all red interior, hardtop is red.  Detailed like other AutoWorld/Ertl models; limited to 1002. Serial # on chassis. License plate reads "Merry Christmas"

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
Articles:
AVON Battle Bird,
Brooklin
Corgi
Hot Wheels
Matchbox
Micro Models
 Racing Champions 
Links:

*  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 may be listed which is why some models look the same but have different "manufacturers" 

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