The Volkswagen Type 2 goes by various names such as the Transporter, Kombi or Microbus.
It is a forward control panel van that was introduced in 1950. As it was the second model after the Beetle that was named Type 1, the T2 also became popular because of the Hippie (flower power) culture in the late fifties and sixties. Until this day, every hippie will swear by this model.
The Volkswagen T2 models are also known as ‘Early Bay’ and designated T2a ,if produced before 1971 while those produced after 1972 were designated T2b.
Kreidlers Metall and Drahtwerke, a metal and a wire factory in Germany diversified in to manufacturing of motorcycles in the year 1951. Their products became so popular in the small class range that by 1960 nearly 35% of the motorcycles sold in Germany was a Kreidler. Of all their products their 50 cc model called Florett was the most popular. This 50 cc model was used in various races.
This metal model is an exact rendition of the van that was used to transport the Florett to the racing track.
|- Premium collectible|
|- Licensed product|
|- Material: ZAMAC (zinc alloy), Rubber and Plastic|
|- Moving wheels|
|- Non-opening bonnet, boot and doors|
|- On plinth (platform base) and plexiglas hard-display case|
|- Only 1000 pieces created|
|Box Dimension (in inches)||6.5 x 3.5 x 5.5|