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Displaying items by tag: 42to55mm
Tuesday, 30 July 2013 00:16

MÄRKLIN OVAL VW V2

Gebr. Märklin & Cie. GmbH (MÄRKLIN) was founded in 1859 by Theodor Friedrich Wilhelm Märklin and is based in Göppingen in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. It originally specialized in doll house kitchen accessories, but after 1891 the sons of T.F.W. Märklin focused on tin toys and trains when they acquired the Firm of Ludwig Lutz. Although they were most famous for trains, they also p...

Published in MÄRKLIN OW
Saturday, 27 July 2013 22:51

FUN HO! OVAL VW

Underwood Engineering Co. Ltd., New Zealand, first began producing scale model cars in 1939 under the trademark of FUN HO! (Note that the trademark always had an exclamation point, though the baseplates on the toys often did not!) The cars were similar to DINKY models of the era, being cast in heavy aluminum until after the war. The zinc diecast range of small-scale cars known as MIDGET MODELS ...

Published in FUN HO!
Thursday, 25 July 2013 23:00

DS PLASTICS OVAL VW V2 - PON VW GAME

DS PLASTICS produced this plastic body VW with solid windows and good details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window with air louvers. No chassis and plastic wheels. These cars were part of a game set from the Dutch VW Importer, PON, issued by Minerva publishers in 1958. It was designed by Piet Maree.This game was sold for 2.90 dutch guilders to reader...

Published in DS PLASTICS OW
Sunday, 21 July 2013 02:49

UNKNOWN SPLIT VW PLASTIC 22

Soft plastic body with solid windows and details of the front and rear hood, doors and headlights. No chassis and the wheels are incorporated into the body. One round mold mark under the front hood and one under the rear bumper. It is believed to be part of a game with other makes, like a Tempo Matador.  

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Published in UNKNOWN PLASTIC 18-23
Sunday, 21 July 2013 02:45

UNKNOWN SPLIT VW PLASTIC 21

Plastic body with solid windows and details of the front and rear hood, the round mold for the vw sign on the hood, doors and headlights. No chassis and the white plastic wheels with wire axles are attached to the body. There are two large mold marks, under the front and rear hood. It is furthermore marked with number 2 under the roof.  

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Published in UNKNOWN PLASTIC 18-23
Sunday, 21 July 2013 02:41

UNKNOWN SPLIT VW PLASTIC 20

Plastic body with solid windows and details of the front and rear hood, the round mold for the VW sign on the hood, doors and headlights. No chassis and the white or blue plastic wheels with wire axles are attached to the body. There are two large mold marks, under the front and rear hood, but even more striking are three large seams. The largest seam stretches from the front to the rear a...

Published in UNKNOWN PLASTIC 18-23
Sunday, 21 July 2013 02:36

UNKNOWN SPLIT VW PLASTIC 19

Plastic body with solid windows and details of the front and rear hood, doors and headlights. No chassis and the black plastic wheels with wire axles are attached to the body. There are two large mold marks, under the front and rear hood. It is furthermore marked with number 2 or 4 under the front hood where the VW mark would be. Also, the letters: “Ges. Gesch.” under the roof, which ...

Published in UNKNOWN PLASTIC 18-23
Sunday, 21 July 2013 02:30

UNKNOWN SPLIT VW PLASTIC 15

Soft plastic body with open windows with details of the front and rear hood and doors. No chassis with black plastic wheels and axles. Three small mold marks under the roof and under the front and rear hood. No marking. Very cheap production.

A blister pouch is known with as contents 2 of these split beetles and 2 other makes. This blister pouch is stamped “Made in Hong Kong”. ...

Published in UNKNOWN PLASTIC 12-17
Saturday, 20 July 2013 22:55

UNKNOWN SPLIT VW PLASTIC 13

Solid plastic body with solid windows with details of the front and rear hood and doors. No chassis; seems to be a mold or possibly a later copy? Marked with “TY”.

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Published in UNKNOWN PLASTIC 12-17
Saturday, 20 July 2013 22:28

UNKNOWN SPLIT VW PLASTIC 10

Plastic body with solid windows and details of the front and rear hood, doors and headlights. No chassis and plastic wheels (white, black, red, green or brown) and axles attached to the body. There is a round mold mark under the front hood and under the back part of the roof. Also a red hard rubber version is known.

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Published in UNKNOWN PLASTIC 06-11
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