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Wednesday, 14 March 2018 22:23

DANSK LEGETOYS FABRIK VW BUS

DANSK LEGETOYS FABRIK was a special Danish phenomenon. The company was established in 1905 when a new law was established which forced prisoners (inmates) to work while in prison. The choice was made to start a toy factory and produce wooden toys. The pioneer in this field was the warden of the Vestre prison, Stener Frederi...

Published in DANSK LEGETOYS FABRIK
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 20:48

HENNECKE CABRIO VW CAROUSEL CAR

Wilhelm Hennecke Karussellfabrik, located in Uelzen, Germany was a manufacturer of carousels. The company produced the first carousel in 1923 and was closed down in 1974. Over the years, the animals, cars, motorcycles, sleighs, etc. that were on the carousel ride have become very collectable. The cars in the...

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 20:29

SIMPLEX VW BUS PUZZLE

A wooden puzzle in the shape of a VW Panel Van by SIMPLEX. This one is actually quite common. The size of the puzzle is 400 mm x 295 mm. On the bottom edge under the red VW Panel Van bumper it is marked "Simplex Made in Holland".

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Published in SIMPLEX
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 20:25

UNKNOWN VW BUS WOOD 01

A wooden puzzle in the shape of a barndoor VW Kastenwagen. This one is 22 cm wide by 25 cm high and has eight pieces. Seldom found and also produced as a 23 window VW Samba Bus. Volkswagen did not allow third parties to use their logo. So perhaps this puzzle is issued by VW?

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Published in UNKNOWN BS WOOD 00-05
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 20:20

UNKNOWN VW BUS WOOD 00

The size of this puzzle is 21cm x 33 cm and both the backing and the puzzle pieces are made of laminated plywood. This particular puzzle is made in the image of a 1959 European 23 window Samba. The manufacturer is unknown but the detail are good enough to have been done by Volkswagen A.G.

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Published in UNKNOWN BS WOOD 00-05
Sunday, 09 March 2014 23:13

TOMS VW BUS

TOMS’ history dates back to 1924 when the two pharmacists Trojel and Meyer founded the Company. The growth of the business accelerated in the years after WW II.

The groundwork was laid down for the TOMS Group in the mid-1950s by acqui...

Published in TOMS
Sunday, 09 March 2014 23:06

UNKNOWN VW BUS PAPER 02

A cardboard Deluxe VW Micro Bus constructional model that was printed on the back of a cereal box in the 1950s. There are various shades of red, ivory, black and white colors and the details are quite good for a 1950s era, 1/33 scale Volkswagen Bus. No mentioning of the manufacturer. There is also a VW oval version: s...

Published in UNKNOWN BS PAPER 00-05
Sunday, 09 March 2014 23:02

UNKNOWN OVAL VW PAPER 00

A cardboard Oval Window Sedan constructional model that was printed on the back of a cereal box in the 1950s. There are various shades of green and ivory colors and the details are quite good for a 1950s era, 1/33 scale Volkswagen Sedan. No mentioning of the manufacturer. There is also a VW bus version: see unknown bus Pap...

Published in UNKNOWN OW PAPER 00-05
Monday, 27 January 2014 00:35

MARABOUT VW CONVERTIBLE

MARABOUT is a Belgian Publishing House, originally located in Verviers, that published in the French language. One of their publications was the MARABOUT JUNIOR, which were adventure novels for teenagers. Those booklets often contained supplements. An example of those supplements is a series of construction paper model car...

Published in MARABOUT
Tuesday, 21 January 2014 18:57

UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP VW BUS

The UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP was founded in 1925 by A.H. and S.M. Rosenberg. The Rosenberg family had already had a number of years worth of experience in match manufacturing and by 1925 had embarked on a venture of their own. The ensuing history of the Company is a tangled web of subsidiaries, mergers, takeovers, and other my...

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