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Displaying items by tag: 86to110mm

TIPP & CO. was founded in 1912 in Nürnberg, Germany by Mr. Carstens and Mrs. Tipp. In the 1930's the Jewish owners had to flee Germany and the company was confiscated. Only in 1949 the company was given back to its legal owners and the rebuilding of the factory, destroyed in the war began.

A nice very looking stamped tinplate lithographed VW body design with details of the doo...

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 00:26

MÄRKLIN VW BUS V1

Gebrüder 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 Theodor Friedrich Wilhelm Märklin focused on tin toys and trains when they acquired the toy firm of Ludwig Lutz. Although they were most fa...

Published in MÄRKLIN BS
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 21:22

CORGI TOYS VW BUS

METTOY PLAYCRAFT Ltd., is the name of a range of toy manufacturers: METTOY (= METAL TOYS) Company was founded in 1933 by German émigré Philip Ullmann in Northampton, England, where he was later joined by South African-born German Arthur Katz who had previously worked for Ullmann at his Toy Company, Tipp and Co of Nürnberg, Germany. METTOY made a variety of lithographed metal wind-up toys. Th...

Published in CORGI TOYS
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 02:58

MORESTONE - BUDGIE VW BUS V1

In the 1940’s, MORRIS and STONE were a small Stoke Newington, London based wholesale toy company. They distributed toys for many small toy manufacturers. Later the company name was changed into MORESTONE and in the mid 1950’s they introduced a range called the “Esso Petrol Pump” series to compete with Lesney 1-75 range. In 1961 MORESTONE was taken over by S. Guiterman & Co and...

Published in MORESTONE - BUDGIE BS
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 18:41

WIKING VW CONVERTIBLE Large Scale V3

WIKING 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 lead based zamac, were used by the German military for training purposes. They were usually marked "WIKING MODELL" on their bases. Beginning in 1938, the planes and some of the ships were made of plastic. After World War I...

Published in WIKING CABRIOS
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 18:36

WIKING VW CONVERTIBLE Large Scale V2

WIKING 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 lead based zamac, were used by the German military for training purposes. They were usually marked "WIKING MODELL" on their bases. Beginning in 1938, the planes and some of the ships were made of plastic. After World War I...

Published in WIKING CABRIOS
Sunday, 29 September 2013 02:51

MÄRKLIN VW BUS V2

Gebrüder 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 Theodor Friedrich Wilhelm Märklin focused on tin toys and trains when they acquired the toy firm of Ludwig Lutz. Although they were most fa...

Published in MÄRKLIN BS
Saturday, 28 September 2013 19:44

UNKNOWN SPLIT VW PLASTIC 14

One piece plastic model with cut out windows. Body has door seam lines, VW hood emblem, hood strip, handle, headlights, license plate light and round taillights. Front and rear bumpers with guards are molded into the body, No Chassis or markings. The black and silver painted wheels are attached to the body separately on extended body pillars. The rear split window is small and is a little highe...

Published in UNKNOWN PLASTIC 12-17
Thursday, 26 September 2013 23:10

FOV-600 VW BUS

A tin plate VW Deluxe Bus with a very colorful lithograph design made by an unknown producer. The design is tri-colored with a yellow top, orange middle section and lower body in a blue color.  Details include closed sun roof with eight small windows on the top. Middle section has passengers seen in the windows and a VW emblem in the front. Lower body has door seams, door handles, si...

Published in FOV-600
Thursday, 26 September 2013 22:09

RIBEIRINHO VW BUS V1

 

RIBEIRINHO was founded in 1905 by José Teixeira in Guimaraes/Portugal. It is unclear what they produced prior to WWII but after the WWII they produced a very large assortment of cheap plastic products such as toys. They manufactured many household appliances and other products. They also copied some WIKING 1/40 models, like the Volkswagen 1200 (as a Split Window Sedan and ...

Published in RIBEIRINHO BS
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