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Saturday, 06 July 2013 03:56

GEORG FISCHER KdF WAGEN VW GF209

In 1903 the Company GEORG FISCHER was founded. They mainly produced small toys and cars with and without clockwork motor. Ceased to exist in 1958. 

The rare tin plate, dark blue or a lighter metallic blue body, 1/44th scale featured a detailed lithograph design of a KdF Wagen with a white pin striping. The white striping detailed out the doors, roof seams, f...

Published in GF GEORG FISCHER
Saturday, 06 July 2013 01:49

FOLKBILEN SPLIT VW

This FOLKBILEN Split VW was produced in Sweden as a completed model, came in a small rectangular box and perhaps was a copy of the WIKING Split VW constructional model kit idea. The various plastic parts  included a chassis, front and rear seats, gas tank, engine/transmission, tires, hub caps and spare tire. The chassis, wheels and interior parts were a combination of different colors such...

Published in FOLKBILEN
Friday, 05 July 2013 22:30

DISTLER KdF WAGEN VW

Johann Distler founded, in 1895 in Nürnberg, the Metallwarenfabrik Johann Distler KG. Until WW1 they mainly produced Penny Toys, later also cars, planes and mechanical toys. In 1936 the Company was bought by Ernst Völkl (also owner of TRIX). DISTLER mainly produced for large retailers and mail order.

Very nice one-piece blue lithographed tinplate body with contour o...

Published in DISTLER
Friday, 10 May 2013 16:00

ECKERT & ZIEGLER KdF WAGEN VW

ECKERT & ZIEGLER GmbH developed the very first injection molding machine that could work on large scale in 1926. They were located in Cologne, Germany and they produced many different kind of products using the injection molding technique. ECKERT & ZIEGLER cooperated in the early 1940's with BASF who wanted to experiment with a newly developed plastic component. The result wa...

Published in ECKERT & ZIEGLER
Friday, 10 May 2013 15:44

WAGNER SPLIT VW

A beautiful and extremely rare example of a very early plastic Split VW. "Made in Germany" suggest prewar or war period and the body details of the car also depict a very early model. On the other side, hardly any plastic toy car was made before or during the war, except for the Eckert & Ziegler.... so, quite a mystery. One-piece body with open windows with very accurate details....

Published in WAGNER
Friday, 10 May 2013 09:48

BOCO SPLIT VW

BOCO Plastic Produkt was producing plastic toys in Copenhagen, Denmark from 1950 to 1952 only. The production included the VW Type 1 and Type 2, a Catalina airplane and a motor bike with side car to mention a few toys.

Plastic body with cut out windows and VW emblem on front hood. Plastic ch...

Published in BOCO SW
Friday, 10 May 2013 09:38

BAIER SPLIT VW

Walter Baier – Metallwarenfabrik was founded in 1945/46 by Walter Baier in Stuttgart Vaihingen, Germany. BAIER produced a lighter in the shape of a VW Split Beetle, a Jeep with trailer ashtray, a plane and a beer barrel. They applied for patent on the lighter mechanism in 1950.

A cigarette lighter made from a piece of solid ...

Published in BAIER
Friday, 10 May 2013 09:20

ARGENTINA SPLIT VW

Plastic construction kit with seats, engine, gas tank, wheels and chassis. The body has 18 raised air louvers under the rear window. A paper strip with “MADE IN ARGENTINA” is sometimes glued onto the car. Probably a copy of the WIKING VW constructional idea but the quality of the plastic parts are poor. Just to note: r

Published in ARGENTINA
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