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Displaying items by tag: Plastic
Friday, 30 November 2018 21:01

WIKING LOWLIGHT KARMANN GHIA VW LARGE SCALE

WIKING Modellbau was founded by Friedrich Karl Peltzer in 1932. WIKING's beginnings were in producing ship models in 1:1,250 scale. Before and during World War II, these models, made of a lead-based alloy metal material called ZAMAC, were used by the German military for training purposes. The models were usually marked "WIKING MODELL" on their bases. Beginning in 1938, models of the planes and ...

Published in WIKING LARGE SCALE
Friday, 30 November 2018 19:11

WIKING SPLIT VW LARGE SCALE V4

Please note that we use the numbers as used by the Wiking collector community

This version 4 had a completely renewed body with integrated split beetle dashboard and renewed chassis.

The material is considerably thinner than earlier versions.

The body (#L-B) came with the VW sign on the hood and with a wid...

Friday, 30 November 2018 19:09

WIKING SPLIT VW LARGE SCALE V3

Please note that we use the numbers as used by the Wiking collector community

This version 3 came with body (#L-Ad) with VW sign on the hood and with a wider license plate at the engine lid. And there was also a body (#L-Ae) (no pictures) with an extra strong rear lid for s...

Friday, 30 November 2018 19:07

WIKING SPLIT VW LARGE SCALE V2

Please note that we use the numbers as used by the Wiking collector community

This version 2 came with body variations (#L-Ab and #L-Ac) without VW sign on the hood and with a wider license plate at the engine lid

The chassis #1b or #1c came with a WM logo at the baseplate and with rectangular slot holes (#1c has ...

Friday, 30 November 2018 19:04

WIKING SPLIT VW LARGE SCALE V1

Please note that we use the numbers as used by the Wiking collector community

This version 1 came with body (#L-Aa) without VW sign on the hood and with a narrow license plate at the engine lid

The chassis (#1a) came without WM logo and with rectangular slot holes. ...

Sunday, 04 November 2018 20:43

PMC LOWLIGHT KARMANN GHIA VW

In the late 1940s and early 1950s, PMCs main rivals in promotional vehicle models were Banthrico, National Products, AMT, SMP, and Jo-Han. PMC's vehicle products were called "Tru Miniatures". PMC introduced its first models about 1947, around the same time as Ideal Models, which later changed its name to Jo-Han. Though Banthrico and the similar National Products models were metal, PMC, along wi...

Sunday, 28 October 2018 20:06

CRAGSTAN VW CAMPER BUS

CRAGSTAN was a marketing and distribution firm from New York and imported post-war Japanese battery-operated and mechanical toys. It was founded by Mr. Frank Stanton, his brother Arthur Stanton and Victor Elmaleh. CRAGSTAN appears to have operated from the late 1950's through to the late 1960's. The “STAN” in the name must have been derived from Stanton, but unclear is what the CRAG-part in...

Published in CRAGSTAN
Saturday, 20 October 2018 21:22

UNKNOWN OVAL VW PLASTIC 32

Plastic body with solid windows and the details are somewhat on the crude side. Fair details of the front and rear hood, side and front windows are smooth over towards the top. Oval rear window is a little faint and the 26 air louvers can be seen. Molded headlights, taillights, front and rear bumpers. No chassis and the black plastic wheels are snapped onto raised pillars of the body mold. Roun...

Friday, 28 September 2018 20:51

UNKNOWN VW BUS PLASTIC 16

A large one-piece plastic (vinyl ??) Pickup Bus with solid windows and hollow inside. This Pickup Bus is modelled according to a 1960s era VW bus, but also has the grille of a Tempo Matador. Details include 5 window and protruding headlights. There is a large oval grill on the front under the protruding headlights that is of Tempo Matador design. But again, all other details matcvh the VW bus. ...

Friday, 20 July 2018 03:36

PREMIER PRODUCTS PLASTIC VW MODEL KIT

This ready to assemble all plastic model kit was produced by PREMIER PRODUCTS CO. Brooklyn 21, New York, USA. The colorful artwork on the box cover depicted a Volkswagen Convertible and perhaps was inspired from a 1960 Reutter’s VW drawing. From looking at the colorful box artwork, it is presumed that the VW plastic model inside to be built was a 1960s VW Convertible. But instead, the m...

Published in PREMIER PRODUCTS
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