Tipp & Co. was a German toy company founded in 1912 by Miss Tipp and Mr. Carstens. The company was originally based in Fürth, but later moved to Nuremberg, the centre of the German toy industry. In 1919, Philip Ullmann became the exclusive proprietor of the company.
Tipp & Co. produced a wide range of tinplate toys, including cars, trucks, airplanes, trains, and boats. The company's toys were known for their high quality and realism. In the 1930s, Tipp & Co. began producing military toys, which were in high demand during the Nazi era.
Three of the most notable Tipp & Co. toys were the Führerwagen Mercedes, a clockwork toy car produced in 1937 and features a depiction of Adolf Hitler in the driver's seat; the London Bus, produced in the 1930s and features authentic London advertising and the Mercedes-Benz 770, a highly detailed replica clockwork toy more...
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