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Displaying items by tag: 86to110mm
Thursday, 26 September 2013 21:35

SCHUMANN VW BUS

The firm of HANS SCHUMANN (HS), based in Zirndorf, Germany, existed between 1887 and 1973. They produced tin penny toys, like musical instruments, but also cars.

They manufactured two VW Busses with a different lithograph design, which are extremely rare.  Made of tinplate, with rubber wheels. Remarkably, the front wheels are pretty accurately scaled, whereas the...

Published in SCHUMANN
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 17:20

BOCO VW BUS

BOCO Plastic Produkt was producing plastic toys in Copenhagen, Denmark from 1950 to 1952 only. The production included the VW Type 1 and Type 2, a Catalina airplane and a motor bike with side car to mention a few toys.

The BOCO VW Bus has a clear plastic roof with cut out windows. The back section of the roof, lower body section and chassis is plastic and a light blue color. The chassis...

Published in BOCO BS
Saturday, 21 September 2013 18:03

TSUBAME TOYS - ASAHI VW BUS V2

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, some original boxes for the toys are printed with the ASAHI name and logo. There is also another logo on the box representing the actual manufacturer of TSUBAME TOYS (swallow bird silhouette), Tokyo, Jap...

Published in TSUBAME TOYS - ASAHI
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 21:43

WIKING VW CONVERTIBLE Large Scale V1

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
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 06:44

VOLKSWAGEN OVAL VW BRAZIL

One piece plastic body with cut out windows and very nice details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window. No chassis and large, slightly oversized, white plastic wheels on metal axles attach to the body. There is a number 2 inside the roof and this was a promotional VW given away to customers at Volkswagen, Brazil.

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Published in VOLKSWAGEN BRAZIL
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 05:48

UNKNOWN OVAL VW PLASTIC 35

One piece plastic body with cut out windows and very good details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window. No chassis and the black plastic wheels with axles secure onto the body. There are four round mold marks inside the roof section. No other markings.

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Wednesday, 28 August 2013 05:44

UNKNOWN OVAL VW PLASTIC 29

One piece plastic body with cut out windows and very good details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window with 20 air louvers. No chassis and the grey plastic wheels with axles secure onto the body. There are six round mold marks inside the roof section. No other markings.

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Wednesday, 28 August 2013 05:40

UNKNOWN OVAL VW PLASTIC 28

One piece plastic body with cut out windows and very good details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window with 28 air louvers. No chassis and the white plastic wheels with axles secure onto the body. There are three round mold marks inside the roof section. No other markings.

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Saturday, 24 August 2013 04:08

LIRA OVAL VW

This Oval Window Volkswagen Sedan was produced by LIRA in Ibi Alicante, Spain. LIRA produced plastic toys, but only one toy car is known by them with 100% certainty: this Oval Volkswagen beetle. There are some rumours about a Citroen DS19 model also. 

One piece plastic body with cut out windows and good details of front an...

Published in LIRA
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 20:52

UNKNOWN OVAL VW PLASTIC 17

One piece plastic body with cut out windows and good details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window. Silver painted bumpers and headlights. Rubber tires on white plastic rims secure to the body with a tin chassis. The tin chassis has two seam lines and secures to the body with two small screws. No markings. Most probably of German origin.

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