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Joe K.

1932 - The Buddy L Robotoy Truck

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Joe K.

See:

 

http://cgi.ebay.com/BUDDY-L-TOY-FLYER-1932...1QQcmdZViewItem

 

And, specifically:

 

http://i11.ebayimg.com/03/i/06/32/4e/2b_1.JPG

 

This robot toy (for it is not a toy robot!) can be found in Ultimate Robot by Robert Malone, page 11

or here on Alphadrome, photographed when it was on display at The Toy Robot Museum during BotStock I:

 

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Note the robot driver decal.

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Fineas J. Whoopie

Wouldn't you agree Joe that this is without a doubt the earliest known toy to use the term "robot"?

 

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