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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...

ESTRELA - SIKU VW BUS

ESTRELA was founded in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1937, by German immigrant Siegfried Adler. He acquired the remains of a bankrupt toy factory which produced rag dolls and wooden toys cars. This production initially was continued, but later, in the early 1950’s they started producing plastic and tinplate...
Published in: ESTRELA BS

ESTRELA OVAL VW V2

ESTRELA was founded in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1937, by German immigrant Siegfried Adler. He acquired the remains of a bankrupt toy factory which produced rag dolls and wooden toys cars. This production initially was continued, but later, in the early 1950’s they started producing plastic and tinplate...
Published in: ESTRELA

ESTRELA OVAL VW V3

ESTRELA was founded in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1937, by German immigrant Siegfried Adler. He acquired the remains of a bankrupt toy factory which produced rag dolls and wooden toys cars. This production initially was continued, but later, in the early 1950’s they started producing plastic and tinplate...
Published in: ESTRELA

FINNISH COPY OF THE GÖSO VW BUS V3

A two piece plastic body, bottom and upper sections, representing a VW Single Cab Pickup Bus. The bottom plastic piece forms the lower back area, interior and lower front section. The lower section also has molded front and rear bumpers. The top plastic piece forms the cargo bed, cab with roof and t...

FLP LEIRIA SPLIT VW

Mr. Falaceu Álvaro Pires founded the company Leirisense Plástico (FLP Fábrica Leiriense de Plásticos) in 1955 and manufactured utensils, toys and sleeves for agriculture. Despite not knowing a single word of English and hardly speaking French, he travelled regularly around Europe to look for ne...
Published in: FLP LEIRIA

FOLKBILEN SPLIT VW

This FOLKBILEN Split VW was produced in Sweden as a completed model, came in a small rectangular box and perhaps was a copy of the WIKING Split VW constructional model kit idea. The various plastic parts  included a chassis, front and rear seats, gas tank, engine/transmission, tires, hub caps a...
Published in: FOLKBILEN

FRÖHA OVAL 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 later also cars. Plastic body with solid windows and fair details of front and rear hood, door seams and rear oval window with ai...
Published in: FRÖHA

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