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Displaying items by tag: 86to110mm
Thursday, 06 December 2018 21:40

MÄRKLIN LOWLIGHT KARMANN GHIA VW

Gebr. Märklin & Cie. GmbH (MÄRKLIN) was founded in 1859 by Theodor Friedrich Wilhelm Märklin and is based in Göppingen in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. It originally specialized in doll house kitchen accessories, but after 1891 the sons of T.F.W. Märklin focused on tin toys and trains when they acquired the Firm of Ludwig Lutz. Although they were most famous for trains, they also produce...

Published in MÄRKLIN
Friday, 30 November 2018 21:01

WIKING LOWLIGHT KARMANN GHIA VW LARGE SCALE

WIKING Modellbau was founded by Friedrich Karl Peltzer in 1932. WIKING's beginnings were in producing ship models in 1:1,250 scale. Before and during World War II, these models, made of a lead-based alloy metal material called ZAMAC, were used by the German military for training purposes. The models were usually marked "WIKING MODELL" on their bases. Beginning in 1938, models of the planes and ...

Published in WIKING LARGE SCALE
Friday, 30 November 2018 19:11

WIKING SPLIT VW LARGE SCALE V4

Please note that we use the numbers as used by the Wiking collector community

This version 4 had a completely renewed body with integrated split beetle dashboard and renewed chassis.

The material is considerably thinner than earlier versions.

The body (#L-B) came with the VW sign on the hood and with a wid...

Friday, 30 November 2018 19:09

WIKING SPLIT VW LARGE SCALE V3

Please note that we use the numbers as used by the Wiking collector community

This version 3 came with body (#L-Ad) with VW sign on the hood and with a wider license plate at the engine lid. And there was also a body (#L-Ae) (no pictures) with an extra strong rear lid for s...

Friday, 30 November 2018 19:07

WIKING SPLIT VW LARGE SCALE V2

Please note that we use the numbers as used by the Wiking collector community

This version 2 came with body variations (#L-Ab and #L-Ac) without VW sign on the hood and with a wider license plate at the engine lid

The chassis #1b or #1c came with a WM logo at the baseplate and with rectangular slot holes (#1c has ...

Friday, 30 November 2018 19:04

WIKING SPLIT VW LARGE SCALE V1

Please note that we use the numbers as used by the Wiking collector community

This version 1 came with body (#L-Aa) without VW sign on the hood and with a narrow license plate at the engine lid

The chassis (#1a) came without WM logo and with rectangular slot holes. ...

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 02:04

TSUBAME TOYS LOWLIGHT KARMANN GHIA VW TOY

Many of the highest quality Japanese tin toys were distributed by the ASAHI Trading Company (ATC) of Taito Ku, Tokyo, but not necessarily manufactured by the ASAHI Trading Company. For example, as can be seen in the original box photos of these VWs, there is the ASAHI name and logo. There is also another logo on the original box representing the manufacturer of TSUBAME TOYS (swallow bird silhou...

Published in TSUBAME

In 1903 the company GEORG FISCHER was founded. They mainly produced small toys and cars with and without clockwork motor. The company ceased to exist in 1958.

The Karmann Ghia VW Coupe was introduced in 1955 and the Convertible model followed in 1958. Well, it did not take long for the toy companies to produce their version of the new VW Karmann Ghia in miniature.  The European toy...

Published in GEORG FISCHER
Saturday, 27 October 2018 21:25

DINKY TOYS LOWLIGHT KARMANN GHIA VW

Frank Hornby established Meccano Ltd. in 1908 to make metal construction sets and model railroads. In the early 1930s, Meccano made many types of tin plate and other metal cars and in 1934 the name "Meccano Dinky Toys" was used for the first time. The name Meccano was dropped and the brand became DINKY TOYS until 1971. DINKY TOYS was the brand name for die-cast zinc alloy miniature vehicles. Th...

Published in DINKY TOYS
Saturday, 23 September 2017 22:27

HERCULES VW BUS V2

The HERCULES VW Bus V2 was a detailed two section, top and bottom, plastic body with cut out windows. Inside were seats, a driver, passenger and a dog. Plastic wheels with metal axles attached to the lower section chassis. It was a copy of the German WIKING VW BUS Large Scale V1.

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Published in HERCULES BS
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