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UNIVERSE TRAVELLER - MASUDAYA - JAPAN

Lithographed tinplate track toy. Two tin rockets move along Technofix style as the wind up mechanism raises and lowers the track. Large rotating antenna. A clockwork mechanism lifts the track and allows the cars to roll from end to end. A rectangular metal antenna rotates. The spaceship is a small red and yellow vehicle marked X-100.

There are two litho versions of this toy: one has a darker blue space scene and the other has a light blue background with a different space scene.

The same design of toy also appeared as the Dragon Ride circa 1952/3.

On sale with the spelling Space Traveler in October 1958.