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PAYA OVAL VW SMALL SCALE

Rafael Paya Pico, a local tinsmith, started in the year 1902 a factory in Ibi, Alicante, for sheet products, metal foundry and repair of music instruments. In 1906, his sons Pascual, Emilio and Vicente started producing metal toys. In 1905 they founded the company Paya Hermanos (PH). During the Spanish Civil War the company Paya Hermanos was collectivized and made fuse and ammunition. Production was resumed in 1946 after the war. Paya Hermanos was the first Spanish Company which used splashing-machines for plastic and light alloys.They used Paya Hermanos as trademark as well as simply Paya.

Plastic body with cut out windows and very good details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window with air louvers. Molded headlights, taillights, rear license plate and front and rear bumpers. Silver painted headlights, front and rear bumpers. Tin chassis with a friction motor and diecast metal rims with rubber tires. The chassis tin sheet metal is crimped around the front and rear bumpers to secure the chassis to the body. Chassis is stamped PAYA – MADE IN SPAIN.

Additional Info

  • Manufacturer: PAYA
  • Scale: 1/40
  • Length: 100mm
  • Production Era: Late 1950s
  • Country: Spain
  • Materials: Plastic
  • Color: Light Grey
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