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Displaying items by tag: 111to160mm
Monday, 07 September 2015 21:42

LEMY POLIUMEX VW BUS

The Mexican toy company POLIUMEX S.A. was founded by Jorge Enrique Abud Chami, together with his brother and some friends in the mid 1950s. POLIUMEX had different divisions that produced hydraulic products as well as toys.

In the 1960s, POLIUMEX acquired the metal dies of the German TIPPCO Busses and started to produce (with license) the tin Busses under the brand na...

Published in LEMY POLIUMEX
Sunday, 06 September 2015 21:24

JIMSON TELSALDA VW BUS

White plastic body of a VW Bus with cut out windows and a clear blue plastic window insert. Although the VW Bus has a camper style raised roof with windows, it comes in an ambulance theme. It has a chrome plastic emergency light on the rood and a red cross AMBULANCE decal on the side doors. Very good details of front and rear section, door seams and side air louvers. Bumpers, headlights, tailli...

Published in JIMSON TELSALDA
Saturday, 13 June 2015 22:53

VOLKSWAGENWERK SPLIT VW V0

Major Ivan Hirst ordered in 1946/47 the design of an aluminum promotional gift for visitors and valued workers at the VW factory. They used aluminum because there was no shortage of scrap aluminum from dismantled airplanes. A die was made and the model was presented to Major Hirst for approval. It is apparent that the VOLK KdF Wagen steel toy was the basis for this aluminum promotional. Especia...

Published in VOLKSWAGENWERK
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 18:41

UNKNOWN OVAL VW METAL 06

A two piece metal VW Sedan stamped out of two pieces of tin plate. Details of the windows, headlights, taillights, bumpers, front hood, deck lid, oval rear window and air louvers. Most likely a tin mold for baking or candy making.

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Published in UNKNOWN OW METAL 00-07
Monday, 27 October 2014 03:40

OKYASU E.O VW BUS

All models have details indicating a 1963 to 1967 production date VW Bus, but were probably produced for several years after that.  All Buses are Kombi versions with cargo doors indicated on both sides or double door Kombi’s. Civil versions are much less common than the emergency vehicles themes.  License plate...

Published in OKYASU E.O
Sunday, 05 October 2014 23:48

HKK VW BUS V2

A four section stamped tin plate VW Bus with cut out windows. The roof is stamped with eight small windows and a closed sunroof. Front doors seams, side door seams, door handles, raised engine louvers and raised tail lights. Tin trim pieces include the windshield, VW front emblem, headlights, a rear license plate, front an...

Published in HKK
Sunday, 05 October 2014 22:50

HKK VW BUS V1

A two section stamped tin plate VW Bus with cut out windows. The roof is stamped with eight small windows and a closed sunroof. Front doors seams, side door seams, door handles, raised engine louvers and raised tail lights. Tin trim pieces include the windshield, VW front emblem, headlights, front and rear bumpers. The tin...

Published in HKK
Saturday, 20 September 2014 02:56

CKO KELLERMANN SPLIT VW IA 359

Georg KELLERMANN founded his own Company in 1910 in Nürnberg, Germany. He learned the trade at the Company of Karl Bub and later at DISTLER. In the early years he focused on penny toys: cars, small train sets, fire cars and figurines. Only in 1920, the brand name and trade mark CKO was established. Up until the war, KELLERMANN exported a large part of his production to the USA and England,...

Published in CKO KELLERMANN SW
Monday, 11 August 2014 19:10

RENNER VW BUS

A plastic body in the shape of a T2 VW Panel Bus. It was produced to be used as a postal letter scale. It was a promotional model by VW and was produced by order of the German firm of RENNER. It was meant to shorten the wait for the 1/40 T2a Modell by CURSOR. The letter scale was issued to VW in September 1967 and the CURS...

Published in RENNER
Friday, 27 June 2014 04:55

UNKNOWN VW BUS METAL 01

This orphan ambulance is made by an unknown Japanese manufacturer (JAPAN stamped under the drivers door).  It was obviously an attempt at copying the BANDAI V2 Ambulance  lithograph, but many of the body details are just wrong for a VW Bus.  The front windshields are so small that the windshield A-pillars wo...

Published in UNKNOWN BS METAL 00-05
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