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Displaying items by tag: 241mmandmore
Friday, 28 September 2018 20:51

UNKNOWN VW BUS PLASTIC 16

A large one-piece plastic (vinyl ??) Pickup Bus with solid windows and hollow inside. This Pickup Bus is modelled according to a 1960s era VW bus, but also has the grille of a Tempo Matador. Details include 5 window and protruding headlights. There is a large oval grill on the front under the protruding headlights that is of Tempo Matador design. But again, all other details matcvh the VW bus. ...

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 22:17

CABRIO VW PEDAL CAR - UNKNOWN-01

This VW Cabrio pedal car was produced in Portugal and the manufacturer is unknown. The VW pedal car is on display in the Museum of Toys located in Portugal. If you have any additional information about the VW pedal car, please let us know.

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Friday, 04 May 2018 23:43

PINES CABRIO VW PEDAL CAR

The PINES company was founded in 1959 by Giuseppe Perego, (intiale P for Perego and Ines for the name of his wife), in Lomagna in Lombardy, Italy.

They produced the VW pedal cars from the mid 60's and several versions exist with only minor changes. Just to note, most of the time, the PINES VW Cabrio pedal cars are found with miss...

Friday, 04 May 2018 23:32

RELIABLE CABRIO VW PEDAL CAR

The company that became the Reliable Toy Company was founded in 1920, with the original name of the Canadian Statuary and Novelty Company. In the beginning, they made plush toys, dolls and small novelties in Toronto, Ontario. The original partnership was dissolved in 1922, establishing a new company under the name Reliable Toy Company.

Reliable got a head start in the...

Friday, 04 May 2018 23:25

BANDEIRANTE CABRIO VW PEDAL CAR

In 1940, the Italian entrepreneur Nunzio Briguglio started a company named INDÚSTRIAS BANDEIRANTE manufacturing toys and children's playgrounds. In 1952, the US investors C. W. McKinney and H. L. Bewick bought the company from Nunzio Briguglio and founded the TOYS BANDEIRANTE on June 24, 1952.

BANDEIRANTE TOYS entered the market with the manu...

Friday, 04 May 2018 23:15

JOGU CABRIO VW PEDAL CAR

The JOGU VW Cabrio is a pedal car made from pressed steel. The two front pedals with long metal bars are connected to and are the drive for the rear wheels. The sitting area of the body is about 200mm X 300mm and the length of the car is 1230mm, 450mm wide or about 1/3.3 scale. The wheels have a metal rim and 8 triangle openings creating a spoke look and the rubber tires are molded with W...

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 22:23

DANSK LEGETOYS FABRIK VW BUS

DANSK LEGETOYS FABRIK was a special Danish phenomenon. The company was established in 1905 when a new law was established which forced prisoners (inmates) to work while in prison. The choice was made to start a toy factory and produce wooden toys. The pioneer in this field was the warden of the Vestre prison, Stener Frederik Grundtvig. Production ceased in 1977 as they could not compete w...

Published in DANSK LEGETOYS FABRIK
Saturday, 23 December 2017 21:48

PORSCHE V1 KdF Wagen

In 1935, Dr. Ferdinand Porsche had built the first prototype V1 vehicle which was to become the KdF Wagen or Volkswagen Beetle as we know it today. There were two V1 prototypes built known as V1 A model and V1 B model. Both similar but with minor body changes.

Also in 1935, Erwin Komenda, a car-body designer working for Dr. Porsche, had commissio...

Published in PORSCHE
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 20:48

HENNECKE CABRIO VW CAROUSEL CAR

Wilhelm Hennecke Karussellfabrik, located in Uelzen, Germany was a manufacturer of carousels. The company produced the first carousel in 1923 and was closed down in 1974. Over the years, the animals, cars, motorcycles, sleighs, etc. that were on the carousel ride have become very collectable. The cars in the carousels represented those cars of the time when the carousel was manufactured. ...

Saturday, 13 August 2016 21:30

TORCK CABRIO VW PEDAL CAR V2

In the last century, the city of Deinze, Belgium, was the Centre of a prosperous toy and baby carriage industry. In 1887, Mr. Leon Van Heuverswyn and Eugène Hagan decided to start a manufacturing workshop for strollers in Deinze. This allowed them to compete very quickly with the renowned English strollers, not only in terms of quality, but also in the pricing as well. In 1898 the Company...

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