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Gama, Igla, Ites

Trhové Sviny, Ceske Budejovice, South Bohemia

(Chechoslovakia, Czech Republic)

Igla. Not to be confused with Igra.

Established in 1938, the company traded as Gama, changing to Igla in 1948. The company ceased in 2001. Toys were also issued under the name Ites. The toys were produced in the small town of Trhové Sviny, which is within the district of Ceske Budejovice, in South Behemia, Czech Replublic. Toys manufactured include a complete motor racing system (like Scalextric), using 9 volt motors. The company also produced road vehicles and space toys such as those illustrated below and at least one train set, believed to be approximtely S gauge.


Note Igla name and Ites logo on box

Note Igla name and Ites logo on box

Note Igla name and Ites logo on box

Ites Cable car

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