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Tuesday, 10 June 2014 20:20

UNKNOWN VW BUS WOOD 00

The size of this puzzle is 21cm x 33 cm and both the backing and the puzzle pieces are made of laminated plywood. This particular puzzle is made in the image of a 1959 European 23 window Samba. The manufacturer is unknown but the detail are good enough to have been done by Volkswagen A.G.

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Published in UNKNOWN BS WOOD 00-05
Sunday, 09 March 2014 23:13

TOMS VW BUS

TOMS’ history dates back to 1924 when the two pharmacists Trojel and Meyer founded the Company. The growth of the business accelerated in the years after WW II.

The groundwork was laid down for the TOMS Group in the mid-1950s by acquiring Anthon Berg, Penguin Liquorice in 1962 and Galle & Jessen in 1971. During this period TOMS move to Ballerup, where the factor...

Published in TOMS
Sunday, 09 March 2014 23:06

UNKNOWN VW BUS PAPER 02

A cardboard Deluxe VW Micro Bus constructional model that was printed on the back of a cereal box in the 1950s. There are various shades of red, ivory, black and white colors and the details are quite good for a 1950s era, 1/33 scale Volkswagen Bus. No mentioning of the manufacturer. There is also a VW oval version: see unknown oval vw Paper 00.

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Published in UNKNOWN BS PAPER 00-05
Sunday, 09 March 2014 23:02

UNKNOWN OVAL VW PAPER 00

A cardboard Oval Window Sedan constructional model that was printed on the back of a cereal box in the 1950s. There are various shades of green and ivory colors and the details are quite good for a 1950s era, 1/33 scale Volkswagen Sedan. No mentioning of the manufacturer. There is also a VW bus version: see unknown bus Paper 02.

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Published in UNKNOWN OW PAPER 00-05
Monday, 27 January 2014 00:35

MARABOUT VW CONVERTIBLE

MARABOUT is a Belgian Publishing House, originally located in Verviers, that published in the French language. One of their publications was the MARABOUT JUNIOR, which were adventure novels for teenagers. Those booklets often contained supplements. An example of those supplements is a series of construction paper model cars. In edition number 53, in 1955 a construction paper model of a bl...

Published in MARABOUT
Tuesday, 21 January 2014 18:57

UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP VW BUS

The UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP was founded in 1925 by A.H. and S.M. Rosenberg. The Rosenberg family had already had a number of years worth of experience in match manufacturing and by 1925 had embarked on a venture of their own. The ensuing history of the Company is a tangled web of subsidiaries, mergers, takeovers, and other mysterious financial goings-on. In 1939, UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP absorbe...

Saturday, 18 January 2014 18:46

UNKNOWN VW BUS PAPER 01

A cardboard smooth gate single VW Pickup Bus with advertising design of AMSTEL BIER, measuring 170 mm when built (like a box). The card board itself measures 365 mm x 270 mm. No mentioning of the manufacturer. There are assembly instructions in Dutch in the lower corner of the card board sheet.

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Published in UNKNOWN BS PAPER 00-05
Saturday, 18 January 2014 18:40

UNKNOWN VW BUS PAPER 00

A cardboard VW Passenger Bus, measuring 95 mm when built (like a box). The card board itself measures 200 mm x 150 mm. No mentioning of manufacturer. The only instructions on the board are “Ritzen” (= carve ) and “Kleben”(= glue).

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Published in UNKNOWN BS PAPER 00-05
Saturday, 11 January 2014 21:25

LEGO VW BUS V1

The Lego Group was founded in 1916 by Ole Kirk Christiansen, a carpenter from Billund, Denmark when he bought an already existing woodwork shop. During the years of economic depression in the late 1920’s, Ole Kirk began producing miniature versions of his products as design aids. This inspired him to begin producing toys in 1932: wooden pull toys, piggy banks, cars and trucks. The name ...

Published in LEGO BS
Sunday, 06 October 2013 17:25

UNKNOWN SPLIT VW GLASS 06

One piece crude porcelain Split Window Volkswagen that is 75mm (1/54 scale). The VW is black with silver painted windows, hub caps, headlights and produced around 1953. The shape is more of an elongated VW. No other details.

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Published in UNKNOWN GLASS 00-07
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