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ECA SPLIT VW V2

ECA was a company located in Barcelona, Spain.  ECA copied many toys from the neighbouring company EKO, also located in Barcelona. The EKO splits on the other hand  were copies of the German Wiking splits......  Unclear is whether EKO and ECA had a business connection. One ...
Published in: ECA

EHEIM VW BUS

EHEIM GmbH was founded by Günther Eheim in 1949. In the early years they were well-known for their trolley busses. The assortment of EHEIM was extended rapidly. Not also accessories for the trolleybus system were made, they also created different cable cars, a television tower (made from a cable car...
Published in: EHEIM

EKO OVAL VW

In 1957, Manuel Blasco Monserrat founded the toy company "Blasco Monserrat" in Barcelona, Spain. The company created the brand name "EKO". This name was given because of a spectacular comet that was seen in the year 1957: Ex Kuiper Object. The first models had no plastic window inserts and consisted...
Published in: EKO

EKO VW CONVERTIBLE

In 1957, Manuel Blasco Monserrat founded the toy company "Blasco Monserrat" in Barcelona, Spain. The company used the brand name "EKO". This name was given because of a spectacular comet that was seen in the year 1957: Ex Kuiper Object. The first models had no plas...
Published in: EKO

ELEN3 SPLIT VW

Unpainted soft plastic model without chassis, plastic wheels (red or green) on metal axles. Model is similar to the third version 1:87 WIKING.. Engraving inside the roof : ELEN3 (not Elena). This was a promotional give-away when you bought ELEN3 soap products. Several makes of cars were also made i...
Published in: ELEN3

ELM - EMPIRE LOUIS MARX VW CONVERTIBLE

ELM was a Hong Kong-based subsidiary of Louis Marx Toys. The initials ELM stands for Empire Louis Marx and/or ELegant Miniature Models. ELM products are essentially the same as those made by the Louis Marx Toy Company. Individually-boxed Disneykins were frequently sold under the ELM trademark. This...

FRÖHA-NEUHIERL KdF WAGEN VW

The FRÖHA (derived from the name of the founder FRÖmter HAns) Company was founded in 1935 in Hipoltstein, Germany by Hans Frömter and mainly produced figurines, but also these KdF game pieces. This small VW was produced as a game piece. They were used for the Reulein game (see the Reulein listi...

FUN HO! OVAL VW

Underwood Engineering Co. Ltd., New Zealand, first began producing scale model cars in 1939 under the trademark of FUN HO! (Note that the trademark always had an exclamation point, though the baseplates on the toys often did not!) The cars were similar to DINKY models of the era, being cast in heavy...
Published in: FUN HO!

FUN HO! VW BUS

Underwood Engineering Co. Ltd., New Zealand, first began producing scale model cars in 1939 under the trademark of FUN HO! (Note that the trademark always had an exclamation point, though the baseplates on the toys often did not!) The cars were similar to DINKY models of the era, being cast in heavy...
Published in: FUN HO! BS

HAMMER SPLIT VW V1

The HAMMER Company was founded by Mr. Arthur Hammer in Lüdenscheid, Germany, in 1937 and produced tools for manufacturing thermo and duroplast materials. In 1950, they bought an injection mold machine and started producing small plastic toys. Two versions exist: a version (see Hammer V2) with wheel...
Published in: HAMMER SW

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