Metosul

Founded in th 1940s by Artur and Alfonso Henriques in Espinho, Portugal as 'Luso Celuloide', meaning 'Portuguese Celluloid', 'Lusitania' is the classical name of Portugal.

Luso Celuloide produced celluloid toys and household products. Alfonso left the company in the 1950s to start his own firm named 'Hercules' and started producing plastic toys (btw none of them in the 87th scale). Roughly in the same period 'Luso Celuloide' became 'OSUL' and starts using plastic instead of celluloid.

metosul carsIn the 1970s the 'OSUL' company starts producing metal car models in 1/43 scale, this time under the 'METOSUL' name. Already many years ago production ceased of these 1/34 models and they are now rare and sometimes difficult to find.

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What's your Metosul worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
metosul 10 mercedes benz 200 taxi 1 43 scale portugal Metosul 10 Mercedes Benz 200 Taxi 1 43 Scale Portugal 08/2021 C $55.60
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ultra rare metosul auto carro double decker leyland Ultra Rare Metosul Auto Carro Double Decker Leyland 09/2021 C $1.54
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1 comment
Ford - September 6, 2012
If i'm not rwong The Luso-Celuloide company was founded in 1931, and not in the 1940's; and they Started making diecast cars in the 1960's
Thanks, I'll check it out.