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Thursday, 11 July 2013 00:31

SPIELE SCHMIDT KdF WAGEN VW

Schmidt Spiele was founded by Josef Friedrich Schmidt in Munich, Germany in 1905. The first game published was Mensch ärgere Dich nicht, a variant of

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 20:44

RÖHRING SPLIT VW

A clay mold used to make a ceramic Split VW Sedan. The measurement of the mold is 13,5 x 8 x 9,5 cm and produces a clay VW about 9,5 cm long.

Adolf Röhring (1911-1981) was one of greatest porcelain artists prewar and also after the war. He was wounded at the end of the war defending Berlin and was held prisoner by the Russian army; in 1947, he was convicted for his r...

Published in RÖHRING
Tuesday, 09 July 2013 23:04

NOKIA SPLIT VW

It may be  Finnish made, and there is some speculation that it may have been made by the Nokia company in the 1950´s, although it is not confirmed. Nokia was founded in 1865 by mr. Frederik Idestam as a woodmill in a little town called Nokia. Nokia also was chosen as the company name. Later the company expanded into rubberproducts. After WW2, Nokia bought a company called ...

Published in NOKIA
Monday, 08 July 2013 06:16

KLEEFELD KdF WAGEN VW V2

Solid piece of wood cut out into the shape of a Volkswagen Sedan. Painted various colors and was used as a game piece for a game set Auf der Autostrassen durch Europa. Box art work produced in three versions.

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Published in KLEEFELD
Monday, 08 July 2013 03:25

JURI SPLIT VW

The JURI Company (Holz Spielwaren Horst Richardt Gmbh & Co. KG, Nordhorn, Germany) produced a lot of different wooden toys. They also produced a series of matchboxes filled with farms, animals, a zoo, houses, but also a version with a service station. It consisted of several wooden parts that formed the service station, a service man and ...

Published in JURI
Sunday, 07 July 2013 19:58

HAUSSER KdF WAGEN VW V3

 In 1904 Christian Hausser and his sons Max and Otto founded the HAUSSER company, although it initially was named Müller & Freyer. Starting from 1912 the company was renamed into O&M Hausser. They carried the trade name Elastolin. In the 1930's the company moved to Neustadt bei Coburg. Like all toy producers, they had to stop production in 1943 by order of the NAZI regime and star...

Published in HAUSSER
Sunday, 07 July 2013 03:26

HAUSSER KdF WAGEN VW V2

 

In 1904 Christian Hausser and his sons Max and Otto founded the HAUSSER company, although it initially was named Müller & Freyer. Starting from 1912 the company was renamed into O&M Hausser. They carried the trade name Elastolin. In the 1930's the company moved to Neustadt bei Coburg. Like all toy producers, they had to stop production in 1943 by order of the NAZI re...

Published in HAUSSER
Sunday, 07 July 2013 03:05

HAUSSER KdF WAGEN VW V1

In 1904 Christian Hausser and his sons Max and Otto founded the HAUSSER company, although it initially was named Müller & Freyer. Starting from 1912 the company was renamed into O&M Hausser. They carried the trade name Elastolin. In the 1930's the company moved to Neustadt bei Coburg. Like all toy producers, they had to stop production in 1943 by orde...

Published in HAUSSER
Sunday, 07 July 2013 00:10

UNKNOWN KdF WAGEN VW GLASS 05

The model is a savings bank with the coin slot on the middle of the roof. Underneath the car was the opening to open the savings box. Engraved in the metal of the lock is “die Sparkasse in Bremen” and “6962”. It seems that the mold for the savings box consisted of 2 parts as can be seen on the seam on the roof and the front if the car.

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Published in UNKNOWN GLASS 00-07
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