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Displaying items by tag: 161to195mm
Saturday, 21 September 2013 21:55

BANDAI VW BUS V3

BANDAI was founded in 1950, when Naoharu Yamashina took over a former textile wholesales company, that he himself had restructured into distributing toys. He renamed it BANDAI, which was derived from the Chinese phrase for "things that are eternal." At this time the firm was mainly selling celluloid and metallic toys, along with rubber swimming rings. In March 1951, BANDAI, Asakusa, Tokyo...

Published in BANDAI
Sunday, 08 September 2013 04:29

BANDAI VW CONVERTIBLE V9

BANDAI was founded in 1950, when Naoharu Yamashina took over a former textile wholesales company, that he himself had restructured into distributing toys. He renamed it BANDAI, which was derived from the Chinese phrase for "things that are eternal." At this time the firm was mainly selling celluloid and metallic toys, along with rubber swimming rings. In March 1951, BANDAI began to export inexp...

Published in BANDAI
Sunday, 08 September 2013 04:22

BANDAI VW CONVERTIBLE V8

BANDAI was founded in 1950, when Naoharu Yamashina took over a former textile wholesales company, that he himself had restructured into distributing toys. He renamed it BANDAI, which was derived from the Chinese phrase for "things that are eternal." At this time the firm was mainly selling celluloid and metallic toys, along with rubber swimming rings. In March 1951, BANDAI began to export...

Published in BANDAI
Sunday, 08 September 2013 04:18

BANDAI VW CONVERTIBLE V7

BANDAI was founded in 1950, when Naoharu Yamashina took over a former textile wholesales company, that he himself had restructured into distributing toys. He renamed it BANDAI, which was derived from the Chinese phrase for "things that are eternal." At this time the firm was mainly selling celluloid and metallic toys, along with rubber swimming rings. In March 1951, BANDAI began to export inexp...

Published in BANDAI
Sunday, 08 September 2013 04:10

BANDAI VW CONVERTIBLE V6

BANDAI was founded in 1950, when Naoharu Yamashina took over a former textile wholesales company, that he himself had restructured into distributing toys. He renamed it BANDAI, which was derived from the Chinese phrase for "things that are eternal." At this time the firm was mainly selling celluloid and metallic toys, along with rubber swimming rings. In March 1951, BANDAI began to export inexp...

Published in BANDAI
Sunday, 08 September 2013 04:06

BANDAI VW CONVERTIBLE V5

BANDAI was founded in 1950, when Naoharu Yamashina took over a former textile wholesales company, that he himself had restructured into distributing toys. He renamed it BANDAI, which was derived from the Chinese phrase for "things that are eternal." At this time the firm was mainly selling celluloid and metallic toys, along with rubber swimming rings. In March 1951, BANDAI began to export inexp...

Published in BANDAI
Saturday, 17 August 2013 17:47

PAYA OVAL VW LARGE 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. Pro...

Published in PAYA OW Large Scale
Saturday, 17 August 2013 04:36

LS OVAL VW

The constructed Oval Window Volkswagen model was made by a professional toy modeler in the late 1950s, most probably a very early release of LS models. LS manufactured model kits of cars, planes, motorbikes and guns from the 1950's (??) until their bankrupcy in 1992. As from the 1960's on, they produced primarily plastic models.

The Oval Window VW ...

Published in LS
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 for a KdF Sparkasse (savings bank). A cast aluminum base plate has bumpers and wheels attached to it. Metal wheels/tyres on metal axles. The chassis secures to the body with 2 screws to allow the bank to open to release the coins. The base plate is stam...

Published in WEBER
Monday, 12 August 2013 03:48

UNKNOWN OVAL VW GLASS 02

A porcelain ashtray in the shape of an Oval Window Volkswagen Sedan. These were given as a promotional item by many of the driving schools and auto dealers in Holland during the late 50s and early 60s. The name of the driving school and auto dealers, address, phone numbers and the rear oval window were painted on the VWs with either black, blue or green ink. The top of the VW is open and there ...

Published in UNKNOWN OW GLASS 00-07
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