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Displaying items by tag: Plastic
Friday, 20 July 2018 03:36

PREMIER PRODUCTS PLASTIC VW MODEL KIT

This ready to assemble all plastic model kit was produced by PREMIER PRODUCTS CO. Brooklyn 21, New York, USA. The colorful artwork on the box cover depicted a Volkswagen Convertible and perhaps was inspired from a 1960 Reutter’s VW drawing. From looking at the colorful box artwork, it is presumed that the VW plastic model inside to be built was a 1960s VW Convertible. But instead, the m...

Published in PREMIER PRODUCTS
Friday, 06 July 2018 04:11

REINDORF OVAL VW

Rudolf Schwarz and his son Karl Rudolf Schwarz established in 1928 in Vienna, Austria, the company REINDORF Kaffeemittelfabrik. They produced coffee surrogates and coffee extracts. The company ceased to exist in 1969 and was incorporated in the Mikado Coffee and Tea importers company. They included many different give-aways with their products: animal figurines, kitchen toys, small toys, ...

Published in REINDORF
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 03:31

PLASTICOS GACELA MINI CARS OVAL VW

In the 1960s, a company by the name of PLASTICOS GACELA, located in the country of Colombia released a set of plastic models. The plastic Oval VW body came with cut out windows and fair details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window with air louvers. Clear plastic window insert and the chassis molded in plastic. The models were in fact copies of ANGUPLAS MINI CARS mo...

Published in PLASTICOS GACELA
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, 09 March 2018 22:24

UNKNOWN OVAL VW PLASTIC 31

Plastic body with solid windows and fairly good details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window with air louvers. Chassis molded in green plastic with bumpers. Pin axles with plastic tires mounted to the chassis. Chassis glued to the body and no markings. A copy of the WIKING OVAL VW Small Scale.

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Saturday, 17 February 2018 02:35

ARNOLD SPLIT VW V1 – WITH BATTERY

Arnold GmbH & Co KG was founded in 1906 by Karl Arnold in Nürnberg, Germany. They did quite well and by 1940, they had 4 company locations. Only the location in Mühlhausen (near Kraichgau in Baden-Württemberg, Germany) survived WWII and from November 1945, production slowly was resumed from this location. Later the other locations were rebuilt. In 1952, ARNOLD was the first in Germ...

Published in ARNOLD SW
Monday, 05 February 2018 18:54

ARNOLD SPLIT VW V1 – VVR HEADLIGHT DEMO

The first production release in the early 1950s was a very nice ARNOLD Split Window VW made with a hard plastic body with cut out windows. The catalogue number was 4000 and came in a colorful carton with children playing with the VW in the carton design. Body details of front and rear hoods, door seams, taillights, license plate light, VW emblem and round horn grilles. Tin metal chassis w...

Published in ARNOLD SW
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 23:33

SIEPER-SÖHNE KdF WAGEN VW PIN

In 1934, at the INTERNATIONALE AUTOMOBIL AUSSTELLUNG (IAA),  Berlin, Germany, Hitler announced in his inaugural speech, the promise of the construction of a cheap, simple car for the masses.

At the 1939 INTERNATIONALE AUTOMOBIL-UND MOTORRAD-AUSSTELLUNG held from February 17 to March 5, the KdF Wagen was p...

Published in SIEPER & SÖHNE
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