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Displaying items by tag: Metal
Friday, 06 July 2018 23:41

INDUSTRIAS SIDNEY SID VW CONVERTIBLE

Solid white metal casted body with the resemblance of a Vintage VW Convertible Sedan that was produced by INDUSTRIAS SIDNEY (SID) Mexico. The casting is somewhat on the crude side but details, of top down car, such as the seats, steering wheel, the front hood, rear hood, headlights and taillights can be seen. There is casted a VW emblem for the front hood. The front and rear...

Friday, 06 July 2018 23:34

INDUSTRIAS SIDNEY SID OVAL VW

Solid white metal casted body with the resemblance of an Oval Window VW Sedan was produced by INDUSTRIAS SIDNEY (SID) Mexico. The casting is somewhat on the crude side but details of the front hood, rear hood, headlights, taillights, rear oval window and louvers can be seen. There is casted a VW emblem for the front hood. The front and rear bumpers with guards are also part ...

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 22:17

CABRIO VW PEDAL CAR - UNKNOWN-01

This VW Cabrio pedal car was produced in Portugal and the manufacturer is unknown. The VW pedal car is on display in the Museum of Toys located in Portugal. If you have any additional information about the VW pedal car, please let us know.

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Friday, 04 May 2018 23:15

JOGU CABRIO VW PEDAL CAR

The JOGU VW Cabrio is a pedal car made from pressed steel. The two front pedals with long metal bars are connected to and are the drive for the rear wheels. The sitting area of the body is about 200mm X 300mm and the length of the car is 1230mm, 450mm wide or about 1/3.3 scale. The wheels have a metal rim and 8 triangle openings creating a spoke look and the rubber tires are molded with W...

Sunday, 18 March 2018 17:51

ICHIMURA OVAL VW

Tin body with cut out windows and fair details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window with 8 stamped raised air louvers. Tin chassis painted silver or black with tin bumpers and a friction motor and rubber tires with hubcaps. Tin headlights and the chassis is stamped JAPAN. Seldom found.

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Published in ICHIMURA
Tuesday, 26 December 2017 16:22

UNKNOWN OVAL VW METAL 07

A casted metal body with cut out windows. Minor details of the headlights, taillights and front hood. The casting has struts to support the metal wheels and axles.

It is 70mm wide and 65mm high.

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Published in UNKNOWN OW METAL 00-07
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
Monday, 24 July 2017 03:29

PRÄMETA SPLIT VW V2

In 1946, the PRÄMETA company, located in Cologne, Germany, was founded by Dr. von Soiron and his wife. In the beginning, they mainly produced hinges and pharmaceutical aids, but also bicycle parts! The company acquired the forms of the Eckert & Ziegler Split VW model in 1947. PRÄMETA assigned a company named Postel Spritzguss (founded in 1925 by Kurt Po...

Published in PRÄMETA

In 1938, Hitler introduced the Dr. Porsche designed KdF Wagen at the Berlin Auto Show. This KdF Wagen as it was identified back then (KdF abbreviates "Kraft des Freude" meaning Strength Through Joy) later became the Volkswagen Beetle as we know it today. Hitler wanted the German worker to own an affordable automobile and the KdF Wagen was to be the official automobile in Germany. The Germ...

Published in HK HUKI - Small Scale
Monday, 09 January 2017 03:20

CONTI AUTOPISTA SPLIT VW

Giuseppe Conti founded his company Giuseppe Conti & Co. in 1889 in Bollate, near Milan, Italy. He specialized in the production of wooden rocking horses and dolls (known for sparkling eyes of fake diamonds).

In 1946 the cousins Parretti, three railwaymen of the Italian Railways FS (Ferrovie dello Stato), built for themselves a scale model of a locomotive. After showing it to friends...

Published in CONTI
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