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Articulated Trailer
Debut Series Convoy
Produced 1979 - 1990s, possibly 2000s
Articulated Trailer 20131225 JSCC

Convoy 1st Gen hookup

Details of the connection between first-generation Convoy tractors and trailers. Josiah Carberry Collection.

The Articulated Trailer was introduced with the first-generation Convoy sets. It is a flat, two-axle semi-trailer. A raised rim allows the trailer to carry two first generation shipping containers, and a series of holes allows for a plastic box to be attached, to form a box trailer, or a set of plastic stakes, to form a stake-bed trailer. These original trailers feature the T-tab connector then in use, and carry a 1979 Copyright.

When Matchbox updated their tractor trailers (Convoy#Second_generation), the Articulated Trailer was adapted, with a ball-and-post connector replacing the original T-tab. These trailers feature a 1981 Copyright.

Like other Convoy trailers, Matchbox only offered the Articulated Trailer with a tractor. Thus, the number on the package does not apply specifically to the trailer. Further, no number is cast into the base.

VersionsEdit

The Articulated Trailer appears in the following versions and liveries:

Col # Year Series Sold with Connector Type Color Tampo Base Color / Type Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
Matchbox 900 Long Haul T-Tab Fivearch G1 Articulated Trailer high mileage 20120616 JSCC
Mack CH600 Ball and Post Light Blue Ben & Jerry's Light Grey painted metal 8-Spoke Industrial - 4740cf Articulated Trailer 20131225 JSCC

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