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Displaying items by tag: 86to110mm
Thursday, 18 July 2013 05:51

WIKING SPLIT VW Large Scale

 

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 "WM" on their bases. Beginning in 19...

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.

Nice looking lithographed tinplate VW body with details of windows with people’s faces...

TIPP & CO. was founded in 1912 in Nürnberg, Germany by Mr. Carstens and Mrs. Tipp. In the 1930's the 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.

Nice looking KdF Wagen era lithographed tinplate body with details of windows with people’s f...

Friday, 12 July 2013 21:03

SWEERING SPLIT VW

Diecast metal body with cut out windows and good details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear split window with air louvers. Metal chassis attached to the body with rivets. Metal axles, rims and rubber tires. Approximately 2000 were produced by the Aluminiumfabriek Vaassen (NL)  by order of mr. Sweering before production came to a hold. After having assembled only a limited am...

Published in SWEERING
Friday, 12 July 2013 04:06

RODNOID SPLIT VW

This model was produced by the firm of D. G. Todd & Co Ltd (brandname: RODNOID), but commissioned by CODEG (Cowan de Groot). D. G. Todd & Co Ltd was founded shortly after WW2 in Southport and used until 1948 the logo and trademark ‘Rodnoid’. When trying to register Rodnoid as their trademark the company found ...

Published in RODNOID
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 04:54

PRÄMETA SPLIT VW V1

In 1946, the PRÄMETA company, located in Cologne, Germany, was founded by Dr. von Soiron and his wife. In the beginning, they mainly produced hinges and pharmaceutical aids, but also bicycle parts! The company acquired the forms of the Eckert & Ziegler Split VW model in 1947. PRÄMETA assigned a company named Postel Spritzguss (founded in 1925 by Kurt Po...

Published in PRÄMETA
Tuesday, 09 July 2013 21:34

NBN US ZONE SPLIT VW

The Nürnberger Blechspielwarenfabrik is de facto the successor of the pre WW2 company of Georg Levy (GELI). Georg Levy emigrated in 1934 because of the fact that he was prosecuted being a Jew. He appointed Mr. Karl Ochs as the new manager and Mr. Ochs subsequently bought the company. This was the start of NBN.

Nürnberger Blechspielwarenfabrik (NB...

Published in NBN
Tuesday, 09 July 2013 03:25

MÄRKLIN KdF WAGEN VW IIIA9

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 ...

Published in MÄRKLIN
Monday, 08 July 2013 04:00

KANSANAUTO - FOLKBIL SPLIT VW

A clear plastic body with cut out windows and VW emblem on front hood. Plastic chassis contained separate parts to include a gas tank, seats, steering wheel, engine/transmission (no spare tire was used). Plastic wheels attached with hubcaps. Small differences with the Danish produced BOCO and the main difference being: on both sides the lower door hinge is missing, because the old mo...

Published in KANSANAUTO FOLKBIL
Saturday, 06 July 2013 04:36

GEORG FISCHER US ZONE SPLIT VW GF209

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

The tin plate body featured a detailed lithograph design of a split Window VW with pin striping. The striping detailed out the doors, roof seams, front and rear deck lids, front hood and door handles. The stripping added ad...

Published in GF GEORG FISCHER
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