The London Bus style model is one of the longest running production models in the Matchbox series.
Commencing with this small 52mm model with the 'Buy Matchbox' labels. This reproduction box suits the earliest of the production run.
The models that appeared between 1953 and 1954 were the first releases of Lesney Matchbox products through the Moko distribution company.
Earlier models had been done, but these were the first Matchbox.
Only 7 models were issued in this A type box. Commonly known as the 'Script' boxes due to the word Moko being in a cursive script.