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  Topic: Literature and Paper Items
RalphMH

Replies: 545
Views: 175087

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:53 am   Subject: Re: Literature and Paper Items
You like the calendars ?
There are more ... I miss a subcategory in the Literature section


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1938076.jpg


But here another of my favourite pieces, an or ...
  Topic: Literature and Paper Items
RalphMH

Replies: 545
Views: 175087

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:15 am   Subject: Re: Literature and Paper Items
The size of the painting is approx. 25 x 36 cm, it is painted on cardboard.

Interested in some more rare stuff ? Here we go Smile


Dealer calender 1951:


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/ ...
  Topic: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
RalphMH

Replies: 358
Views: 177234

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:05 am   Subject: Re: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
I love the pennant chain as well.
Have two of them in my collection, one NOS still with the protective
papers between.

They were both made of truck tarpaulin, and intended for outdoor use,
e.g. ...
  Topic: Literature and Paper Items
RalphMH

Replies: 545
Views: 175087

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:53 am   Subject: Re: Literature and Paper Items
Perhaps one of the rarest items in my collection - as it is a unique piece of artwork.
This watercolor painting from the German graphic artist Ernst van Husen was made for an advertising brochure fro ...
  Topic: parcel tray Omniplast Ehringshausen
RalphMH

Replies: 1
Views: 336

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:54 am   Subject: Re: parcel tray Omniplast Ehringshausen
Found these ads in my literature collection:

Out of a VW accesorry brochure from Neckermann dated 1966,
one of the biggest mail order companies in Germany that time:



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  Topic: Who can enlighten me about GEDORE??
RalphMH

Replies: 8
Views: 2122

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:47 am   Subject: Re: Who can enlighten me about GEDORE??
As long as I was a smoker, this was my most important tool in the garage Laughing

"For screws, nuts, tubes - the tools from GEDORE . Brothers Dowidat , Remscheid"

Unfortunately it doesn ...
  Topic: VW Car Care Kit
RalphMH

Replies: 68
Views: 13552

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:22 pm   Subject: Re: VW Car Care Kit
Little update for all Care Kit fans - vintage brochure for the Swedish version Present till Volkswagen

Have a look on the nice sales display ! Smile


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1936 ...
  Topic: VW brass belt buckle
RalphMH

Replies: 0
Views: 216

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:23 am   Subject: VW brass belt buckle
I recently bought this vintage brass belt buckle. Probably made in Taiwan in the 1970s, not rare or expensive, but a nice piece, especially after some polish - isn't it ?


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  Topic: VW dealer showroom floor vase 60s
RalphMH

Replies: 7
Views: 608

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:15 am   Subject: Re: VW dealer showroom floor vase 60s
That's funny - maybe there is another Englewood Cliffs ?

I like the VW in the stand's legs as well - that's the icing on the cake ! Very Happy
  Topic: VW dealer showroom floor vase 60s
RalphMH

Replies: 7
Views: 608

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:43 am   Subject: VW dealer showroom floor vase 60s
I recently purchased this huge vintage floor vase. It was made by Wächtersbach Keramik and originally used as decoration of a VW dealer showroom.
It shows VW subsidiaries all around the world. As the ...
  Topic: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
RalphMH

Replies: 358
Views: 177234

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:31 pm   Subject: Re: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
WOW - what a nice collection !
  Topic: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
RalphMH

Replies: 358
Views: 177234

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:33 pm   Subject: Re: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
@srfndoc: Wow - Obviously it was you outbidding me on this sign some years ago Laughing

If you ever think about selling it, just drop me a note!
  Topic: 100 Thousand MILES Badges (etc.)
RalphMH

Replies: 3
Views: 334

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:26 pm   Subject: Re: 100 Thousand MILES Badges (etc.)
I have been collecting everything around the 100.000 Kilometer program for 20 years now, but I have never seen an original 100.000 MILES badge.

I know about a 60,000 Miles program of Volkswagen Can ...
  Topic: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
RalphMH

Replies: 358
Views: 177234

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:12 am   Subject: Re: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
Great find IN2VWS !
I am still dreaming of those huge illuminated VOLKSWAGEN letters - matching the lollipop signs

@srfndoc:
You mentionend Autohaus Robert Koch. Maybe here in Schwäbisch Hall ?
...
  Topic: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
RalphMH

Replies: 358
Views: 177234

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:29 am   Subject: Re: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
This one ist just AWESOME ! Nice find !

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1841553.jpg
  Topic: parcel tray Omniplast Ehringshausen
RalphMH

Replies: 1
Views: 336

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sat May 04, 2019 2:19 am   Subject: parcel tray Omniplast Ehringshausen
I recently scored this parcel tray. Fits perfect in my 61 bug, but have never seen one like this before. It was made by company Omniplast in Barsinghausen Germany. The company still existst, they are ...
  Topic: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
RalphMH

Replies: 358
Views: 177234

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:19 am   Subject: Re: Porcelain Enamel Sign Fest
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1839567.jpg

Another piece of my collection. Got it from a closed VW dealership.
Reparatur-Annahme = repair reception / repair registration

Probably not o ...
  Topic: My collection of vw 100000 km anniversary wristwatch
RalphMH

Replies: 16
Views: 2259

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:20 am   Subject: Re: My collection of vw 100000 km anniversary wristwatch
Nice collection Tedi !
Somehow the COMET looks very familiar to me Wink
I am happy that you found a PORTA in the meantime as well.
From my experience it's the rarest one of all the 100.000 km w ...
  Topic: Early 1940s Seidel KdF Wagen Savers Bank - Spardose - Germany
RalphMH

Replies: 3
Views: 656

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:33 am   Subject: Re: Early 1940s Seidel KdF Wagen Savers Bank - Spardose - Germany
Looks kinda strange to me ... correct German spelling would be Arbeitsfront ... not Arbietsfront
As well the printing is to perfect with regard to the rest, and the rivets look like new.

And some ...
  Topic: Bubble top Bus with town diorama in the back
RalphMH

Replies: 44
Views: 13470

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:18 pm   Subject: Re: Bubble top Bus with town diorama in the back
Just found another picture of the Bausparkasse transporters in my VW Informationen collection, issue Nr 41 / 1959

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1735607.jpg

Any more out there ?
 
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