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Displaying items by tag: 111to160mm
Monday, 09 September 2013 00:29

CKO VW CONVERTIBLE IA 359

Georg KELLERMANN founded his own Company in 1910 in Nürnberg, Germany. He learned the trade at the Company of Karl Bub and later at DISTLER. In the early years he focused on penny toys: cars, small train sets, fire cars and figurines. Only in 1920, the brand name and trade mark CKO was established. Up until the war, KELLERMANN exported a large part of his production to the USA and England, esp...

Published in CKO KELLERMANN CB
Sunday, 08 September 2013 23:32

HUKI VW CONVERTIBLE

In 1910, Hubert Kienberger founded HUKI, Kienberger & Co., Nürnberg, Germany. They mainly produced Penny Toys and animals on wheels. Before WWII, they used the brand name KiCo, which was later altered into HUKI. In 1943 the Company was destroyed by a fire and only in 1951 production was restarted. Huki seized to exist in the second half of the seventies. Huki always produced tintoys an...

Published in HK HUKI
Sunday, 08 September 2013 19:42

HUKI VW CONVERTIBLE HK-4005

In 1910, Hubert Kienberger founded HUKI, Kienberger & Co., Nürnberg, Germany. They mainly produced Penny Toys and animals on wheels. Before WWII, they used the brand name KiCo, which was later altered into HUKI. In 1943 the Company was destroyed by a fire and only in 1951 production was restarted. Huki seized to exist in the second half of the seventies. Huki always produced tint...

Published in HK HUKI
Saturday, 07 September 2013 03:27

HÖFLER - JOHANN VW CONVERTIBLE V1

The basis of the Höfler company was laid in 1923 when the 3 Höfler brothers, Johann, Georg and Leonhard, started a company for production of metal products in Fürth. In the 1930’s, Johan decided to build his own toy company, named "Metallspielwarenfabrik Johann Höfler". He produced cheap penny toys, like cars, planes, figurines, trains, etc. In the early forties, the company was for...

Published in HÖFLER - JOHAN
Thursday, 05 September 2013 01:44

KOSUGE OVAL VW

In 1945, Matsuzou Kosuge, used a left over empty tin can to manufacture a U.S. army jeep. He then received permission from U.S. authorities to manufacture toy cars for the U.S. market, so that the former Japanese wartime factories could be used for something civilian.  This was the start of his company. Mr. Kosuge’s factory was sub-contracted by MARUSAN to produce man...

Published in KOSUGE
Saturday, 31 August 2013 03:58

UNKNOWN SPLIT VW RUBBER 00

It shows some resemblance to the Finnish Nokia rubber split, but the maker is unknown. The toy is made of foam rubber, the wheels are incorporated into the body. The chasis shows details of the indentations of the original split chassis.

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Friday, 30 August 2013 20:16

GOEBEL SPLIT VW V2

If you have photos or additional information on the GOEBEL ceramic bank, Please contact us. Thanks

The porcelain factory F. & W. Goebel  was founded in 1871 in Oeslau-Wilhelmsfeld by mr. Franz Detleff Goebel and his son William Goebel.  The company is famous for their Hummel figurines; for many years Goebel has been known as the “Hummelwerk“. They prod...

Published in GOEBEL
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 05:36

UNKNOWN OVAL VW PLASTIC 27

One piece plastic body with cut out windows and very good details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window. No chassis and the orange plastic wheels with metal axles snap onto the body. There are three round mold marks inside the roof section. No other markings.

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Monday, 12 August 2013 23:27

UNKNOWN OVAL VW GLASS 05

A porcelain electric cigarette lighter in the shape of an Oval Window Volkswagen Sedan. Silver paint used to outline the windows, doors, front hood, headlights, bumpers and oval rear window. Metal disk on the roof gets hot enough to light a cigarette. Rated at 250 volts.

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Published in UNKNOWN OW GLASS 00-07
Monday, 12 August 2013 20:45

UNKNOWN OVAL VW GLASS 04

One-piece ceramic VW model with money slit on the roof. The 60s era lock on the bottom is engraved, “die sparkasse in Bremen.” A Split Window VW version was produced as well.

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Published in UNKNOWN OW GLASS 00-07
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