The purpose and intent of The Matchbox Ambassador To Collectors is to distribute new Matchbox information and to release said information to the public. At the end of their tenure each ambassador receives an MB 693 Routemaster Double-Decker Bus in gold plating inside a hard plastic case on a wood plinth .

The following people have held the title of Matchbox Ambassador To Collectors:

  • 2006 John Yanouzas.
  • 2007 Jim Gallegos
  • 2008 David Tilley
  • 2009 Terry Ozima
  • 2010 John Nijhuis
  • 2011 Chuck Wiersma
  • 2012 Shabbir Malik
  • 2013 John Lambert
  • 2014 Nigel Cooper
  • 2015 Larry Scaduto
  • 2016 Dirk Schleuer

The tenure for the Ambassador runs Aug 01 1200a MST (-7GMT) and ends July 31 1159p MST (-7GMT) and is announced at the annual Matchbox Toys/Rt. 66 Promotions and The MCCH Presents The Annual Matchbox Collector's Community Hall International Gathering Of Friends event in Albuquerque, New Mexico in either the 2nd or 3rd weekend of July.

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