This Oval Window VW was manufactured in the 1950s by the IRWIN Corp. of Fitchburg, Mass. IRWIN made celluloid novelty toys beginning about 1922 and switched to plastic during the 1940s. The company made small plastic cars, dollhouse furniture and other toys through the 1950s. Christmas decorations and Disney-licensed items, which are sought after by Disneyana collectors today. IRWIN Corp. was sold in 1973.

Soft plastic body with cut out front and rear windows, solid side windows. Fair details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window with air louvers. No chassis except for molded cross sections and black tires on metal axles. Inside stamped IRWIN.

  • Manufacturer: IRWIN
  • Scale: 1/43
  • Length: 95mm
  • Production Era: late 1950s
  • Country: USA
  • Materials: Soft Plastic
  • Color: Red, Yellow, Blue, Green

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