history of GAMA

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Company history and description of the company GAMA Georg Adam Mangold in Fürth, Germany

In 1881 was company GAMA was fouded by Georg Adam Mangold Fürth.
1882 starts the production of sheet metal animals.
1924 GAMA was registered as a trademark, approximately 70% of the production is exported.
1945 GAMA belongs to the first companies after the war which received the approval for the production of toys, and they produced also cars for the company Schuco. The line grows relatively quickly and GAMA is one of the biggest competitors of Schuco.
In the 1950s GAMA acquires some parts of Schuco and reactivated them with great success.
In the middle of the 1990s Schuco assumes the entire model car production from GAMA.
End of the 1990s Märklin took over th GAMA brand.

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1882 - ca. 1925
1925-1931
1931 - ca. 1943
ca. 1945-1953
1953-1972
1962-1970
1970-1974
ab 1974

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