history of Doepke

Item number: Doepke (3880)


Category: Doepke


Company history and description of the company Charles William Doepke Rossmoyne Manufacturing Co., Ohio, USA

Charles William Doepke was born in 1911.
In the late 1930's he made small jobs for larger manufacturers.
During World War II, the business grew quickly with contracts from the US Government for metal ammunition cartridge containers and tank track pins.
After the war they produced lifelike farms, transport and construction vehicles under the name "Model Toy". Known for ist sturdy and heavy steel toy with easy of use operation. In 1959 the production was stopped.

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