Matchbox Lesney 8 a2 Caterpillar Tractor Repro B Style Box
An empty reproduction replacement box for a Matchbox Lesney 8 a2 Caterpillar Tractor in a B Style.
This Matchbox Lesney reproduction box is for the earliest issue of the #8a. There were 2 different images provided for the 8a. This later 8a2 box will have the light or darker yellow variants. The earlier 8a1 box probably suits the early orange model / driver and the yellow with red driver.
The Caterpillar Tractor models:
8a: 1 1/2" Long - short tracks - small box - 2 different images
8b: 1 5/8" Long - short tracks - larger box - yellow with driver
8c: 1 7/8" Long - long tracks - larger box - 1 image issued as both B & C style boxes - no driver
8d: 2" Long - long tracks - larger box - D style colour box - no driver