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Monday, 02 December 2019 17:45

SCHOLZ KdF WAGEN VW PAPER CONSTRUCTION

In 1793, the company Josef Scholz was established in Wiesbaden (Germany). Initially they sold stationary products and later they became a publishing company. In 1829 they moved to Mainz (Germany). The company was in 1840 one of the first publishers of children books, colouring books, paper model sheets, etc. See also the picture of a KdF childrensbook cover. In the 1970's the company was sold t...

Monday, 02 December 2019 17:39

RAPI KdF WAGEN VW PAPER CONSTRUCTION

Construction paper model of the Blue/Grey KdF Wagen issued through the Nazi NSKK. It consisted of a construction paper sheet measuring 34cm x 49cm and needed to be cut out and glued together to construct a KdF Wagen. The axles were supossed to be made from knitting needles !! The wheels had to be cut out from wood and the paper wheel had to be glued onto it.The artwork is marked RAPI and number...

Saturday, 23 November 2019 09:21

SCHOLZ CONSTRUCTION KdF WAGEN

In 1793, the company Josef Scholz was established in Wiesbaden (Germany). Initially they sold stationary products and later they became a publishing company. In 1829 they moved to Mainz (Germany). The company was in 1840 one of the first publishers of children books, colouring books, paper model sheets, etc. See also the picture of a KdF childrensbook cover. In the 1970's the company was sold t...

Saturday, 24 August 2019 17:59

VOLKSWAGENWERK 1937 V3-2 KdF

The Volkswagen factory (VW Versuchsbau) has produced this 1937 model  V3/2 in 2008. This model was milled (on basis of the CAD data of the original V3/2) from 1 piece of resin with the wheels separately attached to the body.

It is not known what the exact reason was to produce these models. To our knowledge 2 copies are in private collections; unknown is how many Volkswagenwerk has...

Published in VOLKSWAGENWERK
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 23:33

SIEPER-SÖHNE KdF WAGEN VW PIN

In 1934, at the INTERNATIONALE AUTOMOBIL AUSSTELLUNG (IAA),  Berlin, Germany, Hitler announced in his inaugural speech, the promise of the construction of a cheap, simple car for the masses.

At the 1939 INTERNATIONALE AUTOMOBIL-UND MOTORRAD-AUSSTELLUNG held from February 17 to March 5, the KdF Wagen was p...

Published in SIEPER & SÖHNE
Saturday, 23 December 2017 21:48

PORSCHE V1 KdF Wagen

In 1935, Dr. Ferdinand Porsche had built the first prototype V1 vehicle which was to become the KdF Wagen or Volkswagen Beetle as we know it today. There were two V1 prototypes built known as V1 A model and V1 B model. Both similar but with minor body changes.

Also in 1935, Erwin Komenda, a car-body designer working for Dr. Porsche, had commissio...

Published in PORSCHE
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 23:52

JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN VW CAMP TRAILER & SIGNS -2

JGES produced 2 sets that included 2 KdF Wagens and both of them had a tow bar for the two trailers also included in the set. The set depicted the famous "Dübener Ei" and the "Majolika" Camp Trailers. The Dübener Ei Trailer had lines molded in the casting that represented a side door with window, a large side window and “Deluxe” lettering. On the opposite side was a ...

Published in JGES KdF WAGEN
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 23:12

JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN VW CAMP TRAILER & SIGNS -1

 JGES produced a set that included 2 KdF Wagens with one having a roof rack. Both of the KdF Wagens had a tow bar for the two trailers also included in the set. The set depicted the famous "Dübener Ei" and the "Majolika" Camp Trailers. The Dübener Ei Trailer had lines molded in the casting that represented a side door with window, a large side window and “Deluxe&rdquo...

Published in JGES KdF WAGEN
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 01:07

JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN VW WITH TOW BAR

These JGES KdF Wagens are the basic models with an Anhängerkupplung or tow bar. They came in a box of 6 KdF Wagens and were also available in the six basic colors, yellow-cream, black, leather-brown, dark-brown, coffee-brown, field grey as well.

For further detailed information on the JGES KdF WAGENS in general, please refer to the main JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN VW on ...

Published in JGES KdF WAGEN
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 00:43

JGES MEIN KdF WAGEN VW HUBCAPS & TOW BAR

 

These JGES KdF Wagens are unique because they all have the VW inside the cog wheel style hubcaps. The front hood emblem also had the inside the cog wheel style and at the rear an Anhängerkupplung or tow bar. It was also available in the six basic colors, yellow-cream, black, leather-brown, dark-brown, coffee-brown, field grey as well.

The box had a...

Published in JGES KdF WAGEN
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