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Saturday, 27 August 2016 23:40

JGES KdF WAGEN VW GERMAN RED CROSS

JGES produced the KdF WAGEN in two type of sets with the Deutsches Rotes Kreuz (German Red Cross) theme. The first set had two of the JGES KdF Wagens, one the yellow-cream color and the other white, both with the red cross insignia. The driver’s side front fender had a flag for the red cross insignia. Also in the set were two trailers with storage lids and five medical type signs. ...

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Saturday, 27 August 2016 21:52

JGES KdF WAGEN VW SERVICE STATION SIGNS

This Für meinen JGES KdF WAGEN accessory set was designed to be used with the JGES KdF Wagen. The set included 6 Werkstatt-Schilders (service station signs) and a Hebebühne (car lift). The signs depicted the KdF Wagen getting service with a tire change, washing, engine repair and fueling. Two signs indicated the main service and repair location. The car lift could be raised and low...

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Saturday, 27 August 2016 05:15

JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN VW WITH HUBCAPS

This version of the JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN is basically the same as the regular version with the exception that it features hubcaps with the VW cog wheel design. It was also available in the six basic colors as well.

For further detailed information on the JGES KdF WAGENS in general, please refer to the main JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN VW on this site.

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Saturday, 27 August 2016 00:58

JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN VW WITH CUTOUT WINDOWS

This version of the JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN is basically the same as the regular version with the exception that it features cutout windows. It was available in the six basic colors as well.

For further detailed information on the JGES KdF WAGENS in general, please refer to the main JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN VW on this site.

 

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The 1939 Internationale Automobil und Motorrad Ausstellung (IAMA) was held in Berlin from 17 February through 5 March. Also known as the Berlin Auto Show. At the show, several of the KdF Wagens were featured and on display for public viewing.

The JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN was developed for the Berlin Auto Show, in two different boxes and had a KdF Wagen with a trailer, signs and flags. Probab...

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Friday, 26 August 2016 03:22

JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN VW

 

The well-known JGES 1/75th scale Volkswagen Split Window Beetle model is very collectible. Depending on condition and colour, hefty prices are paid. These, regularly surfacing, JGES models were produced in the former Eastern Germany between 1948 and 1962.

Around 2010, there was a German collector stating that he had seen a JGES with meta...

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Saturday, 13 June 2015 22:53

VOLKSWAGENWERK SPLIT VW V0

Major Ivan Hirst ordered in 1946/47 the design of an aluminum promotional gift for visitors and valued workers at the VW factory. They used aluminum because there was no shortage of scrap aluminum from dismantled airplanes. A die was made and the model was presented to Major Hirst for approval. It is apparent that the VOLK KdF Wagen steel toy was the basis for this aluminum promotional. Especia...

Published in VOLKSWAGENWERK
Monday, 02 December 2013 18:25

SPEAR & SÖHNE V2 KdF WAGEN VW CONVERTIBLE

The publishing Company of J.W. SPEAR & SÖHNE, Nürnberg, Germany produced a traffic board game named the Die Autofahrt. The board game was actually in production before the KdF Wagen era. When the KdF Wagens were introduced and in production, the board game featured some fragile cast metal game pieces shaped as a KdF Wagen Sedan and Cabrio models. The game box size was 27cm x 39cm.

Published in SPEAR & SÖHNE CB
Monday, 02 December 2013 18:20

SPEAR & SÖHNE V1 KdF WAGEN VW CONVERTIBLE

The publishing Company of J.W. SPEAR & SÖHNE, Nürnberg, Germany produced a traffic board game named the AUGEN AUF (Eyes Open). The board game was actually in production before the KdF Wagen era. When the KdF Wagens were introduced and in production, the board game featured some fragile cast metal game pieces shaped as a KdF Wagen Cabrio model. The game box size was 27cm x 39cm.

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Sunday, 27 October 2013 05:21

JNF NEUHIERL KdF WAGEN VW IN-35 PROTOTYPE

JNF was founded in 1920 by Joseph Neuhierl in Fürth, Germany. The Company name, JNF, is formed out of the first letters of his name and the town of Fürth. In WWII, the Company had to produce for warfare, like many other toy Companies. In 1945, the US Army therefore confiscated all production facilities. Production at the JNF facility started again in 1947.

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