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Displaying items by tag: 42to55mm
Friday, 06 December 2013 19:34

WIKING SPLIT VW Small Scale V1-V2-V3

This is a group photo of the WIKING SPLIT VW Small Scale V1, V2 and V3 at a local WIKING SHELL Tankstelle somewhere in Germany.

See individual listings for description of the small Wiking variations.

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Friday, 22 November 2013 21:42

MANURBA - HEINERLE VW BUS

Manfred Urban Plastikspielwaren (MANURBA), Bamberg, Germany produced these plastic VW Busses with solid windows and details of the front and rear sections, doors and headlights. Plastic wheels and metal or plastic (post 1963) axles attached to the body. This VW Bus was specially produced by MANURBA for the Austrian Company called Heinerle, who included the cars in their pouches with many differ...

Published in MANURBA BS
Friday, 22 November 2013 21:37

MANURBA VW BUS

A VW Bus model, produced by MANURBA (Manfred Urban Plastikspielwaren, Bamberg, Germany), with solid windows on white, black or red plastic wheels on metal axles. On the Samba version, there is no chassis and two round mould marks inside the roof area. On the Pickup version, there is a chassis with one round mould mark.  In the early 60’s the metal axles were replaced by plastic axles. Th...

Published in MANURBA BS
Friday, 22 November 2013 18:34

ROCO VW BUS V1

ROCO was founded in 1960 by Mr. and Mrs. Roessler after Mr. Roessler recognized that plastic injection moulding (which was quite a new development then) made it possible to manufacture models with greater detail compared to the metal models that were produced at the time. Initially ROCO made Minitank models only, but entered the model railroading market a few years later with HO and O-sca...

Published in ROCO
Thursday, 17 October 2013 02:07

DINKY TOYS VW BUS

Frank Hornby established Meccano Ltd. in 1908 to make metal construction sets and model railroads. In the early 1930s, Meccano made many types of tin plate and other metal cars and in 1934 the name "Meccano Dinky Toys" was used for the first time. The name Meccano was dropped and the brand became DINKY TOYS until 1971. Dinky Toys was the brand name for die-cast zinc alloy miniature vehicles. Th...

Published in DINKY TOYS BS
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 23:09

WIKING VW BUS Small Scale V3

WIKING was founded by Friedrich Karl Peltzer in 1932. WIKING's beginnings were in producing ship models in 1:1,250 scale. Before and during World War II these models, made of lead based zamac, were used by the German military for training purposes. They were usually marked "WIKING MODELL" on their bases. Beginning in 1938, the planes and some of the ships were made of plastic. After World War I...

Published in WIKING BS
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 20:03

WIKING VW BUS Small Scale V2

WIKING was founded by Friedrich Karl Peltzer in 1932. WIKING's beginnings were in producing ship models in 1:1,250 scale. Before and during World War II these models, made of lead based zamac, were used by the German military for training purposes. They were usually marked "WIKING MODELL" on their bases. Beginning in 1938, the planes and some of the ships were made of plastic. After World War I...

Published in WIKING BS
Sunday, 29 September 2013 04:10

EHEIM VW BUS

EHEIM GmbH was founded by Günther Eheim in 1949. In the early years they were well-known for their trolleybusses. The assortment of EHEIM was extended rapidly. Not also accessories for the trolleybus system were made, they also created different cable cars, a television tower (made from a cable car tower), a model airplane and a city fountain that used real water. EHEIM developed a silent wate...

Published in EHEIM
Friday, 27 September 2013 22:36

WIKING VW BUS Small Scale V1

WIKING was founded by Friedrich Karl Peltzer in 1932. WIKING's beginnings were in producing ship models in 1:1,250 scale. Before and during World War II these models, made of lead based zamac, were used by the German military for training purposes. They were usually marked "WIKING MODELL" on their bases. Beginning in 1938, the planes and some of the ships were made of plastic. After World War I...

Published in WIKING BS
Thursday, 26 September 2013 13:09

HAUSSER VW BUS

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 started ag...

Published in HAUSSER BS
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