• Short Summary

    THE WORLD'S BIGGEST TOY FAIR OPENED TODAY (SUNDAY) IN NUREMBERG, WEST GERMANY, WITH TOYS FROM 21 COUNTRIES ON DISPLAY.

  • Description

    THE WORLD'S BIGGEST TOY FAIR OPENED TODAY (SUNDAY) IN NUREMBERG, WEST GERMANY, WITH TOYS FROM 21 COUNTRIES ON DISPLAY.THE 16TH NUREMBERG INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR, WHICH CONTINUES UNTIL NEXT FRIDAY, IS EXPECTED TO SET NEW RECORDS IN THE NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL VISITORS AS WELL EXHIBITING MANUFACTURERS.

    IN ALL, A RECORD 1,061 MANUFACTURERS WILL HAVE TOYS ON DISPLAY AT THIS YEAR'S NUREMBERG TOY FAIR -- 357 OF THEM FROM ABROAD.THE LIST OF FOREIGN EXHIBITORS IS HEADED BY ITALY, WITH 63 FIRMS REPRESENTED, FOLLOWED BY BRITAIN, AMERICA AND FRANCE.

    LAST YEAR, THE TOY FAIR WAS VISITED BY A RECORD 16,500 PEOPLE FROM 60 COUNTRIES.MOST BUYERS CAME FROM WEST GERMANY ITSELF, FOLLOWED BY FRANCE, AUSTRIA AND ITALY.THE WEST GERMAN TOY FAIR COMES AFTER SIMILAR FAIRS HELD IN BRITAIN AND ITALY EARLIER THIS YEAR.

    THE TOTAL SALES OF THE WEST GERMAN TOY INDUSTRY LAST YEAR WERE WORTH ABOUT GBP50,000,000 -- A RISE OF FIVE PER CENT ON THE PREVIOUS YEAR.ANOTHER BIG RISE IS EXPECTED THIS YEAR, ESPECIALLY WITH THE GREATER EMPHASIS THAT'S BEING PUT ON THE DISPLAY OF HOBBY CRAFTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVASZA0REYS0XRAZWI56ELLT1HY
    Media URN:
    VLVASZA0REYS0XRAZWI56ELLT1HY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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