Mebetoys die cast vehicles

It’s another new entry at TVTA as we present Mebetoys scans from a mid-1970s French catalogue and three Mebetoys pages from a 1973 French Solido catalogue. 

Mebetoys was owned by the famous Italian family the Besana brothers who produced and sold highly-detailed die cast cars throughout the 1960s and 1970s. In 1969 Mattel purchased the company freeing the Besana brothers to form the Martoys company which later became one of the biggest and highly respected die cast car makers of all time Bburago.

Information gathered from the excellent Gran Toros website. Click images to go bigger.


Mebetoys as seen in a Mattel French catalogue circa mid-1970s.

Front cover of Mebetoys catalogue. France.



Back cover of Mebetoys catalogue. France.


Mebetoys pages as seen in a 1973 Solido catalogue, France




Thanks for looking 🙂

5 thoughts on “Mebetoys die cast vehicles

  1. For Tyeth

    Hi TVTA, I agree with all that has been said so far, these toys were/are fantastic. You don’t see this type of quality anymore sadly. I owned a Yogi and Boo Boo car but at the time never realised how classic it would become (kids never do I guess!) But I did also have a Bburago model later I loved, a Nissan/Datsun coupe in black, gold and bronze with opening doors and bonnet/hood. Great companies. Thanks again.

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