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Tuesday, 17 September 2013 17:10

HAUSSER KdF WAGEN VW GAME BOARD

HAUSSER KdF WAGEN GAME SET

 

The conception of the Volkswagen had begun in 1933 when Adolph Hitler announced at the 1933 Berlin Auto Show the importance of transportation in the form of a small, economical car. He stated that the living standard of a nation was judged by the total length of its good highways. A...

Published in HAUSSER
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 17:40

UNKNOWN KdF VW CONVERTIBLE METAL 00

Large and heavy aluminum casting (600 grams) which represents a KdF Wagen Convertible with the top down and folded back. Casting details included the front and rear decklids, headlights, taillights and door seams. The cast aluminum interior section with seats that were held in place by the rear steel axle and a screw set into the body of the front section. The set of four wheels were also...

Monday, 09 September 2013 00:29

CKO VW CONVERTIBLE IA 359

Georg KELLERMANN founded his own Company in 1910 in Nürnberg, Germany. He learned the trade at the Company of Karl Bub and later at DISTLER. In the early years he focused on penny toys: cars, small train sets, fire cars and figurines. Only in 1920, the brand name and trade mark CKO was established. Up until the war, KELLERMANN exported a large part of his production to the USA and England, esp...

Published in CKO KELLERMANN CB
Saturday, 07 September 2013 17:10

VOLKSWAGENWERK VW V30 PROTOTYPE

On June 22, 1934 “Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche GmbH, Konstruktionen und Beratung für Motoren- und Fahrzeugbau” received the final order from the “Reichsverband der Automobilindustrie (RDA)” (the Association of the German Reich of the Automotive Industry) to construct and build the Volkswagen. It was meant to build an inexpensive car for the population at large. Ferdinand Porsche initially ...

Published in VOLKSWAGENWERK
Friday, 30 August 2013 20:16

GOEBEL SPLIT VW V2

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The porcelain factory F. & W. Goebel  was founded in 1871 in Oeslau-Wilhelmsfeld by mr. Franz Detleff Goebel and his son William Goebel.  The company is famous for their Hummel figurines; for many years Goebel has been known as the “Hummelwerk“. They prod...

Published in GOEBEL
Friday, 30 August 2013 17:52

FRÖHA-NEUHIERL KdF WAGEN VW

The FRÖHA Company was founded in 1935 in Hipoltstein, Germany by Hans Frömter and mainly produced figurines, but also these KdF game pieces. This small VW was produced as a game piece. They were used for the Reulein game (see the Reulein listing). The one piece elongated body with wheels was made from wood chips, glue and painted in several dull colors. Details of the windows, front and ...

Published in FRÖHA-NEUHIERL
Friday, 16 August 2013 16:17

WEBER KdF Wagen VW

A very nice, desirable, and seldom found one piece cast aluminum hollow body with solid windows and a slit in the roof as it was designed by Hans Weber for a KdF Sparkasse (savings bank). Hans Weber was based in Spenge in Westfalen, Germany in the Adolf Hitlerstrasse 253. A cast aluminum base plate with bumpers and wheels attached to it. Metal wheels/tyres on metal axles. The chassis...

Published in WEBER
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 16:51

BERGER & MÖSSNER KdF WAGEN VW

The German Company BERGER & MÖSSNER Modelbau produced this 1/15th scale KdF Wagen to be presented on Febuary 15, 1938 to Dr. Ley, head of the Deutsche Arbeitsfront. BERGER & MÖSSNER Modellbau was founded in 1922 by Julius Berger and Wilhelm Mössner. In 1932, Prof. Dr. hc. Ferdinand Porsche started giving assignments to the Company for producing models. Curren...

Published in BERGER & MÖSSNER

A suitable location for the production factory was decided upon in northern Germany, on a twenty square mile parcel of land near the 14th century Wolfsburg Castle.  The GRUNDSTEINLEGUNG des VOLKSWAGENWERKES or Cornerstone Ceremony for the location of the new factory was held in the newly formed town of Stadt des KdF Wagens on May 26, 1938, wit...

Sunday, 28 July 2013 16:57

FABER KdF WAGEN VW

A.W. FABER produced this #2212 colored pencil box in the 1940s that had a nice drawing of a KdF Wagen driving along the Autobahn. The box contained a dozen colored pencils. 

There was also produced a wooden pencil box with a sliding top that had a drawing of a KdF Wagen.  The manufacturer is indeed A.W. FABER.

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Published in FABER KdF PENCIL BOX
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