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Goki erwartet erneutmehr Umsatz

Goki erwartet erneutmehr Umsatz

(Güster, 29.01.2019) Neuheiten und Erfolge - für goki beginnt erneut ein ereignisreiches Jahr. goki ist der innovative Spielzeughersteller Europas. Zur Spielwarenmesse ist hier die vollständige Pressemappe verfügbar.

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Touch rings, dummy chains: The test winners come from Heimess

Touch rings, dummy chains: The test winners come from Heimess

(Güster, 14.08.2018) For its August issue, the magazine Öko-Test from Frankfurt am Main tested fifteen dummy chains from various manufacturers, including five made of wood. The Heimess dummy chain Soft Colours "Ladybug" completed the test without any complaints with the test score "excellent".

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Rüdiger the lobster: Will he now be Toy of the Year 2018?

Rüdiger the lobster: Will he now be Toy of the Year 2018?

(Güster, 06.06.2018) Big smiles at Gollnest & Kiesel, Germany's most northerly toy manufacturer. Once again two spectacular toys from the range of the wooden toy experts have been nominated for the leading German toy award "Das Goldene Schaukelpferd" (The Golden Rocking Horse).

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Gollnest & Kiesel is the number one toy manufacturer!

Gollnest & Kiesel is the number one toy manufacturer!

(Güster, 06.06.2018) Every two years, the independent, medium-sized industry information service "markt-intern" conducts a major survey among more than 4,000 toy retailers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on the performance of toy manufacturers. In the current 2018 survey, Gollnest & Kiesel won the competition convincingly and was again voted the number one toy manufacturer.

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 Ten years of Schleswig-Holstein state forests:      Goki plants a tree for every newborn child!

Ten years of Schleswig-Holstein state forests: Goki plants a tree for every newborn child!

(Güster, 18.04.2018) To mark the tenth anniversary of the state forests, the wooden toy manufacturer Gollnest & Kiesel has donated a further 25,000 trees for a new forest in Schleswig-Holstein. In this way, a new tree is planted every year for each newborn child in Germany's northernmost state.

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Gollnest & Kiesel: Fachhandelspartner Nummer Eins

Gollnest & Kiesel: Fachhandelspartner Nummer Eins

(Güster, 31.01.2018) Weiss natur und Gollnest & Kiesel arbeiten jetzt gemeinsam. Der Produktionsstandort Deutschland wird bedeutender.

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HEIMESS baby toys tested "excellent" by Stiftung Warentest

HEIMESS baby toys tested "excellent" by Stiftung Warentest

(Güster, 23.11.2017) Stiftung Warentest tested numerous baby toys for the December issue of the magazine "test". Heimess, the brand for high-quality baby toys from Gollnest & Kiesel, has impressively underlined the brand's importance. Four toys from Heimess were subjected to an intensive series of tests. Two impressed as test winners in their category, two more received a good rating without any criticisms.

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Gollnest & Kiesel: Mit Spielspaß und Malerei zur Hamburger Klimawoche

Gollnest & Kiesel: Mit Spielspaß und Malerei zur Hamburger Klimawoche

(Güster, 28.09.2017) Die Spielzeugmacher aus dem Norden unterstützen die Hamburger Klimawoche.Viele Klimaveränderungen sind menschengemacht. Das Problem ist seit Jahrzehnten bekannt, aber sind wir schon bereit, uns zu engagieren?

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Ausgezeichnet: das große goki-Puppenhaus

Ausgezeichnet: das große goki-Puppenhaus

(Güster, 11.08.2017) Der unabhängige Arbeitsausschuss Kinderspiel + Spielzeug hat eines der verkaufsstärksten Puppenhäuser aus Holz mit dem Prädikat „spiel gut“ versehen. Das Puppenhaus zeichnet sich durch ein schnörkelloses Design aus, ist durch große Dachöffnungen sehr gut bespielbar und ermöglicht Kindern so, Ihre Phantasie und Kreativität im Rollenspiel frei zu entfalten.

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ANKER: The toy legend lives on in Rudolstadt

ANKER: The toy legend lives on in Rudolstadt

(Güster, 26.06.2017) From now on, Anker Stones will be manufactured by Ankerstein GmbH, part of the workers' welfare association AWO Rudolstadt. Previous owners Gerhard Gollnest and Fritz-Rüdiger Kiesel (who also manufacture the wooden toy brands goki, Heimess and Holztiger) have transferred ownership of the Anker Stone business, but will continue to collaborate with the new Anker Stone factory. They consider Anker Stones to be one of the most sustainable and practical toys in the world.

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Lobster: Always a treat, not only on a plate.

Lobster: Always a treat, not only on a plate.

(Güster, 12.04.2017) Il est arrivé: The lobster has emerged from the depths of the sea, where he spent the bleak winter months. Now he is on his way to shallower waters that the creature prefers in the summer. One of the crustaceans has decided to take a different path and has landed in the tranquil town of Güster not far from Hamburg. He finds shelter there with a local wooden toy manufacturer. It is rumoured that it was no coincidence that the crustacean, which now answers to the name of Rüdiger, stayed there in order to model as a pull-along animal.

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Gollnest & Kiesel: "No. 1 Specialist Trade Partner"

Gollnest & Kiesel: "No. 1 Specialist Trade Partner"

(Güster, 25.01.2017) In the toy industry, there are still a few large manufacturers as opposed to a large number of small or medium-sized producers, especially in Germany, the heartland of toys. In contrast to many other industries, trade is also still quite fragmented. In recent years, however, an increasing concentration process has also been observed in the toy industry.

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PEGGY DIGGLEY: A success story enters its second year

PEGGY DIGGLEY: A success story enters its second year

(Güster, 25.01.2017) Peggy Diggledey is not pink and plush. Peggy Diggledey is the new series for girls who don't mind getting the occasional scratch when romping around and playing.

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Goki donates a new forest near Ahrensbök to Schleswig-Holstein

Goki donates a new forest near Ahrensbök to Schleswig-Holstein

(Güster, 02.12.2016) On 1 December, children from the Arnesboken School planted the first of the 25,000 cuttings that will establish a new woodland area in the Ahrensbök forest in the east of Schleswig-Holstein. 25,000 trees – one for each newborn child in Schleswig-Holstein in 2016. Schleswig-Holstein is Germany's least wooded federal state and thirteen years ago the toy company Gollnest & Kiesel (goki) decided to help to increase the forest share.

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ANKER Steinbaukasten 10. September 2016: ein Fest für die ganze Familie in Rudolstadt

ANKER Steinbaukasten 10. September 2016: ein Fest für die ganze Familie in Rudolstadt

(Güster, 01.09.2016) Das große Familienfest: Die Ankersteine aus Rudolstadt haben in ihrer wechselvollen Geschichte der vergangenen 135 Jahre die Welt erobert, sind aber doch immer dem Residenzstädtchen Rudolstadt in Thüringen treu geblieben. Der große Familientagder Ankersteine findet am Samstag, den 10. September 2016 von 10 – bis 17 Uhr in der Breitscheidstraße 95c in Rudolstadt statt.

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The Viking game Kubb from goki-nature is Toy of the Year 2016

The Viking game Kubb from goki-nature is Toy of the Year 2016

(Güster, 01.08.2016) The Viking game Kubb from goki-nature has won the prestigious audience award "The Golden Rocking Horse" in the category "For the whole family". The jury comprising parents, children, educators and toy experts voted the goki toy the winner after it had previously been selected by the readers of the magazine "Familie & Co." as one the best toys of the year.

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German Brand Award: goki-nature honoured for brand management

German Brand Award: goki-nature honoured for brand management

(Güster, 15.07.2016) The toy brand "goki-nature" meets consumer demand for non-hazardous and untreated wooden toys. The brand of the toy manufacturer Gollnest & Kiesel has now received the German Brand Award for successful brand management. The initiator of the competition for groundbreaking brand makers is the German Design Council. The recipients are innovative brands, consistent brand management and sustainable brand communication. "goki-nature" has been honoured as a "Winner".

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Frank Jungclaus appointed as Managing Director (CFO) at  Gollnest & Kiesel

Frank Jungclaus appointed as Managing Director (CFO) at Gollnest & Kiesel

(Güster, 30.06.2016) Gollnest & Kiesel (goki, HEIMESS, HOLZTIGER) have appointed Frank Jungclaus (46) as Managing Director (Chief Financial Officer) for the commercial sector. Frank Jungclaus now complements the current management team consisting of the founders Gerhard Gollnest and Fritz-Rüdiger Kiesel.

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Wood more hygienic than plastic!

Wood more hygienic than plastic!

(Güster, 28.06.2016) A study carried out by Professor Bearden from the US State University of Georgia discovered that viruses stay alive on plastic toys for a surprisingly long time. "People think that viruses are only transmitted from one person to the next.

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Is the fun beach game about to become Toy of the Year 2016?

Is the fun beach game about to become Toy of the Year 2016?

(Güster, 01.06.2016) Big smiles at Gollnest & Kiesel, Germany's most northerly toy manufacturer. Once again two spectacular articles from the range of the wooden toy experts have been nominated for the leading German toy award "The Golden Rocking Horse".

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Ein neuer Wald hoch im Norden Deutschlands

Ein neuer Wald hoch im Norden Deutschlands

(Güster, 17.03.2016) Die Landesforsten Schleswig-Holstein und der Holzspielzeughersteller Gollnest & Kiesel haben am 17. März 2016 erneut einen neuen Wald für das waldärmste Bundesland gepflanzt. Über 80 Kinder aus dem nahegelegenen Satrup und zahlreiche Gäste begleiteten das Waldprogramm aktiv, das jetzt in das elfte Jahr tritt.

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Gollnest & Kiesel: „We colour the world“

Gollnest & Kiesel: „We colour the world“

(Güster, 25.01.2016) „We colour the world “means much more to Gollnest & Kiesel than just developing and producing colourful, attractive toys and putting them in the hands of children.

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Here comes Peggy Diggledey

Here comes Peggy Diggledey

(Güster, 21.01.2016) Outgoing, cheeky and cheerful – and unmistakable. Here comes Peggy Diggledey.

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German Design Award: Great distinction for toy wheel loader

German Design Award: Great distinction for toy wheel loader

(Güster, 28.10.2015) The natural wood wheel loader from "goki nature" has been honoured by the International Jury of the German Design Council. This puts the wheel loader in excellent company.

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le petit is here!

le petit is here!

(Güster, 14.10.2015) le petit is here, the new, enchanting textile series from goki. To love and cuddle

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Nominated for the German Design Award

Nominated for the German Design Award

(Güster, 24.07.2015) The committees of the German Design Council have nominated the toy wheel loader from goki-nature for the German Design Award 2016 – Excellent Product Design.

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Coming soon: the goki-Shop

Coming soon: the goki-Shop

(Güster, 17.07.2015) Gollnest & Kiesel is the partner of the retail trade. Which is why, at the domains gokishop.de and gokishop.eu, a highly complex online shop is currently being created, via which retail traders can enter their orders direct into the inventory management system of Gollnest & Kiesel.

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Toy of the Year 2015: goki excels with four nominations

Toy of the Year 2015: goki excels with four nominations

(Güster, 10.06.2015) Smiling faces at Gollnest & Kiesel, the most northerly toy manufacturer in Germany. No fewer than four new products from the range of the wooden toy specialist have been nominated for "The Golden Rocking Horse", Germany's leading toy award.

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Nominated for major award: Weights memory game from goki

Nominated for major award: Weights memory game from goki

(Güster, 09.06.2015) Not so easy for small children, and even adults often fail to guess the weights correctly. goki, the wooden toy specialist, has developed a memory game in which children have to find two identical weights. This is by no means easy and has now been proposed to the readers of "Eltern" magazine for this year's "Consumer Award".

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Gollnest & Kiesel is the number one toy-maker!

Gollnest & Kiesel is the number one toy-maker!

(Güster, 15.05.2015) The independent industry information service for SMEs "markt-intern" surveys more than 4,000 specialist toy dealers every two years regarding the performance of toy-makers. This year Gollnest & Kiesel was the convincing winner, and has thus been selected as the number one toy-maker. The prize was awarded to Gerhard Gollnest and Fritz-Rüdiger Kiesel in person by the Editor in Chief Oliver Knoll.

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Bei goki ist das Frühjahr ausgebrochen

Bei goki ist das Frühjahr ausgebrochen

(Güster, 16.04.2015) Der Frühling ist da: Die ersten Blumen werden gepflanzt, das Gemüse gesät und die Beete von Unkraut befreit.

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Five new "spiel gut" awards for ANKER brain games

Five new "spiel gut" awards for ANKER brain games

(Güster, 03.03.2015) The tricky puzzles and brain games from ANKER have been awarded the coveted "spiel gut" seal by the "Working Committee Children's Games + Toys".

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Holztiger: Once again, 39 figures receive "spiel gut" seal.

Holztiger: Once again, 39 figures receive "spiel gut" seal.

(Güster, 09.12.2014) The independent jury of the working committee Kinderspiel + Spielzeug has once again awarded the coveted "spiel gut" seal to 39 Holztiger figures. This brings the total number of Holztiger figures to receive this rating to 145.

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For the tenth time: Gollnest & Kiesel donates 58,000 trees for a new forest in Schleswig-Holstein

For the tenth time: Gollnest & Kiesel donates 58,000 trees for a new forest in Schleswig-Holstein

(Güster, 01.12.2014) The wooden toy manufacturer Gollnest & Kiesel from Güster is this year once again donating a tree for each newborn child in Schleswig-Holstein. This means that an impressive 58,000 trees are being planted, true to tradition, in the state forests of Schleswig-Holstein.

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Ausgezeichnet: Radlader von goki nature

Ausgezeichnet: Radlader von goki nature

(Güster, 01.10.2014) Der Radlader von goki nature hat als beliebtestes Holzspielzeug den dritten Platz in dem begehrten G+J Family Consumer Award errungen. Die Auszeichnung wird vergeben von der Familienzeitschrift Eltern und dem Mütter- und Familienportal Urbia, beide aus dem Gruner+Jahr Verlag.

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Flood disaster in Romania claims at least three lives

Flood disaster in Romania claims at least three lives

(Güster, 22.09.2014) Generally overlooked by the media, a natural disaster took place in western Romania, north-western Croatia and eastern Serbia on 15/16 September. The heaviest rainfall in living memory turned streams into raging torrents, destroying and washing away streets and bridges in their path.

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HEIMESS. spectacular new products

HEIMESS. spectacular new products

(Güster, 04.08.2014) The trade show kind+jugend 2014 from 11-14 September in Cologne is going to be innovative. HEIMESS, the traditional brand for high-quality baby toys made of indigenous wood, has completed some spectacular new products in time for the fair.

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Wird das Legespiel Susibelle Spielzeug des Jahres 2014?

Wird das Legespiel Susibelle Spielzeug des Jahres 2014?

(Güster, 03.06.2014) Jetzt sind wieder alle aufgerufen, das beste Spielzeug des Jahres 2014 zu wählen. „Das Goldene Schaukelpferd“ heißt der begehrte Publikumspreis der Zeitschrift „Familie & Co. und des Verbandes der Spielzeugindustrie (DVSI) der in diesem Jahr bereits zum dreizehnten Mal ausgeschrieben wird.

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Internationale Spielwarenmesse in Nürnberg - ein Fazit

Internationale Spielwarenmesse in Nürnberg - ein Fazit

(Güster, 24.02.2014) Eine Branche im Aufbruch war auf dieser Spielwarenmesse zu erleben und, das hat manche erstaunt, eine Branche mit Selbstbewusstsein.

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A new forest for Schleswig-Holstein

A new forest for Schleswig-Holstein

(Güster, 29.11.2013) Only about 10 percent of the state of Schleswig-Holstein is covered by forest. This share is much too small in the opinion of Schleswig-Holstein's politicians, who would like to increase it to 12 percent.

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Alle Jahre wieder!

Alle Jahre wieder!

(Güster, 26.11.2013) Seit mehreren Jahren ist die Vorweihnachtszeit die Zeit teilweise unseriöser Berichte über die Sicherheit der Spielzeuge. So auch in diesem Jahr. Drei Spielzeuge von Gollnest & Kiesel wurden in diesem Jahr getestet. Alle Spielzeuge haben die Tests bestanden. Die Vorgaben für diese Tests müssen wegen fehlender Transparenz fragwürdig und unseriös erscheinen.

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200 Building Blocks from goki-nature are the Toy of the Year!

200 Building Blocks from goki-nature are the Toy of the Year!

(Güster, 24.07.2013) 200 building blocks made of untreated beech wood have received the renowned people's prize "The Golden Rocking Horse" as "Toy of the Year 2013" in the category "For artists and architects". The jury consisting of parents, children, educators and toy experts chose the toy as the winner after the readers of the magazine "Familie & Co." had previously voted it one of the best toys of the year.

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goki-nature: nominated for toy of the year 2013

goki-nature: nominated for toy of the year 2013

(Güster, 06.06.2013) Toys are supposed to be fun for children! They should awaken their creativity and foster their skills. Every year, thousands of new toys are released. The readers of the magazine "Familie & Co." choose from this large variety each year. An independent expert jury previously nominated three "goki" toys for the coveted prize.

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Nominated: Family game "Plan B" with original Anker Stones

Nominated: Family game "Plan B" with original Anker Stones

(Güster, 05.06.2013) Toys are supposed to be fun for children! They should awaken their creativity and foster their skills. Every year, thousands of new toys are released. The readers of the magazine "Familie & Co." choose from this large variety each year. An independent expert jury previously nominated the family-game "Plan B" for the prize.

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Nominated: Doll's hospital with all the trimmings

Nominated: Doll's hospital with all the trimmings

(Güster, 05.06.2013) Toys are supposed to be fun for children! They should awaken their creativity and foster their skills. Every year, thousands of new toys are released. The readers of the magazine "Familie & Co." choose from this large variety each year. An independent expert jury previously nominated "doll's hospital" for the coveted prize.

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Ereignislotto ausgezeichnet: „Bestes Gesellschaftsspiel“

Ereignislotto ausgezeichnet: „Bestes Gesellschaftsspiel“

(Güster, 14.01.2013) Die französische Elternzeitschrift Infobébés hat das Ereignislotto von goki mit dem ersten Preis für das beste Gesellschaftsspiel des Jahres ausgezeichnet (Prix du jouet des parents testeurs). Die Jury aus Eltern und Redakteuren der Zeitschrift hat das Spiel mit drei- bis vierjährigen Kindern gespielt und befindet, das Spiel sei kooperativ, mache Kindern viel Spaß und sei wichtig, soziales Handeln und ein Miteinander zu lernen. Das kooperative Spiel fördert soziales Verhalten und Kommunikation.

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Wooden toy manufacturer plants a new forest for Schleswig-Holstein

Wooden toy manufacturer plants a new forest for Schleswig-Holstein

(Güster, 23.11.2012) Together with the SHLF (Schleswig-Holstein state forestry authority) and 20 pupils from the Cesar-Klein-Gesamtschule (comprehensive school) in Ratekau (district of Ostholstein), the wooden toy manufacturer Gollnest & Kiesel has planted the first of 25,000 trees for a new forest. The children have already planted the first 100 of the 17,000 common oaks, as well as several wild apple trees.

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Construction site trailer romanticism in the nursery

Construction site trailer romanticism in the nursery

(Güster, 05.11.2012) The great children's adventure world in a romantic, alternative construction site trailer. Fully furnished for playing, sleeping, living and feeling good.

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Building – playing – learning Anker Stones bring out the best in children!

Building – playing – learning Anker Stones bring out the best in children!

(Güster, 02.11.2012) The Fröbel Gifts were the origins of the oldest system toy in the world. According to scientists and educators, Anker Stones noticeably foster children's concentration, imagination and creativity. The Anker Stones are held in place by gravity and their own weight. No gluing, pasting or pegging. Now the ANKER Junior boxes have been released. The boxes are a specific response to the changed playing habits of children. An ANKER Junior building set costs no more than a box of good wooden building blocks.

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Vehicles made of wood: sturdy, colourful, suitable for children.

Vehicles made of wood: sturdy, colourful, suitable for children.

(Güster, 02.11.2012) For Joe, Bob, Mick, Fred and all the other boys from the building site, goki has developed premium-class heavy equipment made of solid wood. Realistic features quickly make the forklift truck indispensable for transporting heavy loads on pallets, lifting them and putting them down precisely. (Article and picture number 55938, 36 x 17.5 x 39 cm, manufactured in our own factory in Europe).

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