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METRALLETA ESPACIAL APOLO XX - BERNABEU GISBERT - SPAINThis bright, and colorful space rifle is 22 inches long, and made from hard plastic, in a rainbow of neon colors. Marked Bernabeu Gisbert on the box, though the gun has the mark of VFerre. This toy manufacturer is fond of transparent guns with whirring gears, and lots of action. By pulling the trigger, you set the gears in motion, there is also a hammer inside the front magazine that is actuated by a cam on a large orange gear, and strikes the plastic shell once with each firing. There are various color combinations.

Two box versions shown, one of which is full of cartoon characters. Date? See-thru

Jul 31, 2014
SPACE PATROL GUN - MAKER? - HONG KONGA simple red plastic space gun that shoots plastic spinners. A knob at the back is wound to tension the gun, a spinner is attached to the front. Blister carded. 1960s.Jul 31, 2014
CAPTAIN VIDEO BELT AND HOLSTER - MAKER? - USAuthorised Captain Video merchandise. Black holster with red top cover. White belt. Both carry Captain Video wording and logo. Maker? Early 1950s.Jul 31, 2014
WATER GUN AND RE-FILL BOMB - SPACE SUPER SNEAK - COUNTRY?An interesting innovation. The bulbous transparent green plastic space gun has traditional space lines with a rear fin and circular moldings on the body. It comes, with a plastic space rocket that acts as an additional water reservoir that can be attached to a belt. Blister carded. Date?Jul 31, 2014
PISTOLA ESPACIAL - SHAMBER'S - SPAINA plastic space gun with a flat profile barrel. Two cylinder moldings on the handle. The barrel is a flat, slotted structure. Shoots styrene winged plane darts. The main feature of this space gun is the green alien figure on the blister card backing.Jul 31, 2014
BABY MACHINE GUN OK-20 - MASUDAYA - JAPANAn early crossover piece. A metallic blue lithographed space machine pistol with a short barrel. The trigger guard is incorporated into the design. Small top sight. Red plastic spark window at the base of the barrel. Friction action with noise and spark.

The box shows the gun being used by a cowboy but the design is clearly space inspired. Made at time when manufacturers were keen to retain the cowboy interest while experimenting with space guns. Date? Western crossover.
Jul 31, 2014
ULTRA DART GUN - TUDOR ROSE? - ENGLAND?A black plastic space gun with red plastic barrel housing and muzzle tip. Shoots rubber tipped darts. The gun has a traditional revolver appearance but is transformed with a red ringed breech unit and a ribbed plastic barrel tip. Boxed with a bullseye target on the lid. See the Astronaut Screaming Missile Pistol version of this gun.Jul 31, 2014
EAGLE MACHINE GUN - MASUDAYA - JAPANLarge 24 inch machine space gun, blue litho. Battery operated. Barrel lights and clip moves as gun makes a firing noise. Red plastic end piece. Eagle written on the sides and an eagle logo on the wood effects stock. Space graphics on the box. There is a silver version of this gun: the Silver Eagle Machine Gun.Jul 31, 2014
SPACE MACHINE GUN - DAIYA? - JAPANA blue lithographed space machine gun. The gun has early styling with a perforated barrel, ribs on the body of the gun and a crude red tube telescopic sight. Litho detailing including bullets. The gun has a simple wire stand. Name? Box? Date?Jul 31, 2014
ATOMIC DART GUN SET - FOR DELTA IMPORT - HONG KONG?A black plastic Luger shaped space gun. Shoots rubber tipped darts. Sold bagged with header card and a backing card with a bullseye target. The gun has non-spacey look but this is offset by the molding of a slender Robby style robot in the handle. Jul 31, 2014
LUNAR PISTOL - MAKER? - HONG KONGThis is another version of the Palitoy Cosmic Ray Gun. A black plastic space gun with telescopic sight. The spring loaded gun shoots rocket shaped darts tipped with rubber. Blister carded. Jul 30, 2014
OFFICIAL SPACE PATROL ATOMIC PISTOL FLASHLITE - MARX - USA This is a hard plastic classic shape battery operated space gun. Space Patrol Super Beam Signal Gun Plastic flashlight space gun with sight.

The handle is marked Official Space Patrol. This authorised version of the popular Marx flashlight gun was clearly intended to cash in on the popularity of the Space Patrol TV series.

The cylindrical body has an angled stock. Rings surround the barrel and the back of the gun. A short cone shaped telescopic sight is mounted on top. There is a clear plastic lens housing at the front. Red and green lens filters are also included to alter the color of the beam. The gun also makes a click noise. This is a mold used for a range of space guns. 8" 20cm

A patent for the design was filed in 1952 and issued in 1953. Pat no. 169440
Jul 22, 2014
MARTIAN WATER-BUG GUN - MERCURY PLASTICS - USAAn unusual plastic water pistol. The V-shaped gun consists of a series of connected spheres and a pair of plastic antennas giving it a bug or caterpillar appearance. By moving a lever at the back it is possible to alter the direction of the water jet. Various colors including red and light blue.

There are two package versions. The first is bagged with a large backing card. The later version is bagged with a smaller and simpler header card.

Patented filed in 1954 and published in 1955.
Pat No: 174731
Inventor: Joseph B Barricks
Jul 18, 2014
ROBOT RAIDERS SPACE ACTION TARGET SET - RAYLINE - USAA plastic pistol style gun with black panels on the handles. Shoots 20 small plastic disks which are loaded into a magazine. Available in various colors: silver, blue green. Date? Blister carded set comes with a Batman-style parachute figure as a target.
Jul 05, 2014
SPACE PATROL GUN - MAKER? - HONG KONGA red plastic version of the Palitoy Cosmic Ray Gun. Blister carded with four plastic spacemen targets. Dart shooting action. Shoots missile tipped darts.Jul 05, 2014
ZIP ZIP SPACE GUN - MAKER? - USAA die cast metal space gun dating from the early 1950s. The slender grey metal gun has delightful fcooling fin details on the body and a swept back front sight, also with fins.

This is probably an unfinished prototype. There is no firing mechanism.
Jul 05, 2014
FLASH GORDON SPACE SET - MAKER?A blister carded set of seemingly authorised if rather cheaply constructed Flash Goldon related merchandise including a white plastic space gun. This is another apperance of the Palitoy Cosmic Ray Gun. Bar coded. 1980s?Jul 05, 2014
DICK TRACY SILENT RAY GUN - MAKER? - USAA large angular black plastic raygun. Marked American Silent Ray. This is a battery operated flashlight gun that accompanied a rotating electric target. Photoelectric cells in the target could register hits from the gun. Though this is a Dick Tracy detective toy it is evidently one of the earliest electronic space guns. Date? Jul 05, 2014
AUTOMATIC DART GUN - MAKER? - JAPANA large plastic multi-barrelled (four barrel) space gun. Blue handle, silver body holding a number of barrels. Dart firing action. Shoots rubber tipped darts. Blister carded. Manga graphics on the card. Date?

Variations of the gun have been made by Knickerbocker, Co-Ma, Picolo and Selcol
Jul 05, 2014
S ECRET ULTRA GUN - MAKER? - TAIWANA white plastic space pistol. The gun has a magazine and a distinctive radar dish that fits over the barrel. Cap firing and dart firing action. Bagged with header card. Jul 05, 2014
THE ATOMIC RAY GUN - AIRFIX - ENGLANDA white plastic battery operated flashlight gun. This is clearly based on the Norton Horner style of flashlight gun: angular design with a large red lens cover. There is a small rear sight but otherwise this is an unambitious copy of the American guns of the time. Better image? Date? c1950s.

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Jul 05, 2014
SPACE WATER PISTOL - COMA? - ITALY?Little is known about this stylish small red hard plastic space water pistol. It is based on the Tudor Rose clicker version of the gun but has been altered to allow it to shoot water. It was first located in Italy and the Coma has been suggested as a maker. 6 ins. 1950s.

Details? Box? Packaging? Maker?

Jul 05, 2014
SUNSTAR SPACE GUN - MAKER? - JAPANAn early tin lithographed friction space gun. The small oval green gun is embossed with red stars. In the sides is a circular decoration showing a Sumo wrestler. SUNSTAR pressed into the front of the gun. Friction action with spark. 1950sJul 05, 2014
P30 STAR GUN - MAKER? - JAPANA black painted tinplate space gun. This gun has some interesting features: a space rocket embossed on the sides, a large brass nozzle and a ring pull at the back. The serial no P30 is pressed into the barrel. I believe this is a water pistol. Maker? Date?Jul 05, 2014
SPARKLING PISTOL SPACE NAVIGATOR GUN - NOMURA - JAPANSmall early blue, red and yellow tin lithographed space gun. Angular pistol shape with a picture of a spaceman and space rocket on the handle, Space Navigator wording. Friction noise and spark. Plain brown box with paper label - probably. Box? Better image?

Several litho versions of this early 1950s gun are known. Image:
Jul 04, 2014
SPACE SQUIRT GUN - SPAINSmall hard clear plastic space water squirt gun with rubber bulb. The gun has a traditional revolver shape with an unmistakable space shaped barrel. Maker? DetailsJul 04, 2014
OKA SPACE GUN - OKA - JAPANA simple, early lithographed Japanese tinplate space rifle. The blue painted gun has tin litho panels with space themes. Pop gun acrtion with wooden components. Shoots corks. Box? Early 1950s.

Also shown is a red version of the gun.
Jul 04, 2014
RAY MATIC TARGET PISTOL - MAKER? - USA?A large red plastic space gun with an angled feeder magazine on top. Plastic balls are loaded into the hopper and are fired from the gun. Blister carded. Details?Jul 04, 2014
UNDERDOG SPACE GUN - MAKER? - HONG KONGThis is an economy release of the Palitoy Cosmic Ray Gun. A white plastic space gun with green trim. Telescopic sight. The spring loaded gun shoots darts tipped with little figures that have parachutes attached. Blister carded. Jul 04, 2014
SONIC SPACE LASER - CRESCENT - ENGLANDThe Sonic Space Laser gun is based on Lone Star's Cosmic Jet Gun: the earlier design has been adapted to use electronic components. A large blue plastic battery operated space pistol. The unusual design has a large body at the back of the gun with a slender barrel tipped with four fins. Paper decal detailing. 12 in, 31 cm. Produces five electronic sounds.

See also the Space Hero 500-X Laser Gun.
Jul 04, 2014
SPACE GUN EXPLORER SERIES 1 - MAKER? - JAPANA white plastic space gun that combines a flashlight action with dart firing. The bulky design has a large central flashlight section with a red window at the sides. On top is a second barrel that fires the runner tipped darts. Large trigger guard. Maker? Comes with alien targets.Jul 04, 2014
SPACE AGE SIREN SIGNAL GUN - MAKER?This is a late appearance of the Siren Stan space gun. Blue and white plastic battery operated flashlight raygun with siren. Maker?Jul 04, 2014
SPACE GUN WITH SPARKLING - NOMURA - JAPANA lithographed tinplate friction space machine gun. The simple early style of machine gun has a silver body with a wood effect stock. The broad barrel has spark windows set into the sides, with a small nozzle at the end. Friction action with noise and spark. Rosko importer logo. Jul 04, 2014
SPACE PISTOL - GONHER - SPAINA silver grey hard plastic battery operated space gun. The 19 inch gun has red plastic attachments and a clear red plastic barrel tip. The gun runs on a 9 volt battery: as the trigger is pressed, it actuates a reciprocating system, that activates a ratchet hammer (making the sound) and slides a light bulb-tipped rod, back and forth inside the clear red barrel. Date?

Pistola de juguete a resorte
Jul 04, 2014
CAPTAIN SCARLET ANTI MYSTERON RIFLE - LONE STAR - ENGLANDA very long space cap firing rifle. At the heart of this gun is the diecast metal pistol. Plastic components have been added at either end to make this imposing gun. The body is red metal with a side grip, at the front is a silver plastic nose assembly and at the rear is black plastic handle. 1968.

Gerry Anderson
Jun 28, 2014
UNIVERSAL SPARKING RAY GUN - METTOY? - ENGLANDA simple tin lithographed wind up space machine gun. Bright early style graphics. Perforated black barrel. The top of the gun depicts WWI soldiers shooting at tanks with the gun.

Wind up action with noise and spark. 1950s. Possibly Wells or Mettoy.

This is a copy of the early Japanese Universal Gun. Marked Made in Gt Britain.
Jun 28, 2014
ASTRO-PHASER ELECTRONIC SPACE GUN - MARX - USAMade by Louis Marx Co. The Astro-Phaser is a large, black box-shaped plastic battery operated space gun that produces three electronic sounds. Decal detailing Identical to the Sound O Power gun. 12 inches long.Jun 28, 2014
XZ-39 LEATHER HOLSTER FOR BUCK ROGERS XZ-38 SPACE GUNLeather holster with a diamond shaped hole. Marked Buck Rogers 25th Cent. Soldd with 30-inch plain belt with plain buckle for the XZ-38 Disintegrator Pistol. Unboxed.

Also sold in a box with the XZ-38 gun as item XZ-40
Jun 28, 2014
XZ-36 LEATHER HOLSTER FOR BUCK ROGERS XZ-35 SPACE GUNA leather holster with a futuristic styling. Circular hole. Designed to hold the smaller 1934 Wilma Deering ZX-35 space gun. Sold loose, no box. Sold with a belt.Jun 28, 2014
XZ-33 SUEDE HOLSTER FOR BUCK ROGERS XZ-31 SPACE GUNThe suede holster was sold separately. Came with a belt.Jun 28, 2014
33 REPEATER SPACE GUN - WYANDOTTE - USARed pressed metal space gun space gun. This is a red painted pressed steel cap gun with rings pressed into the body. Flared muzzle with a large front sight and a telescopic sight. 7" 17cm Pop gun action. Made by All-Metal Products (1936, Wyandotte, Michigan, USA).

This plain muzzle (or non-litho tip) version of the gun is featured in a 1936 catalog. (See inset).

In 1941 Wyandotte released the Z-Z litho tip version of this gun; it has been dated to 1941 in an A&P Food Store advertisement.
Jun 28, 2014
BUCK ROGERS XZ-35 WILMA ROCKET PISTOL - DAISY MFG - USAThis is the second Buck Rogers space gun. Identical to the ZX-31 in all but size. This is appreciably smaller than its predecessor and is called the Wilma Deering gun. Pressed steel pop gun action. Released in 1934, shortly after the success of the ZX-31. The box is the same, except that it carries the ZX-35 wording. Jun 28, 2014
BUCK ROGERS XZ-31 ROCKET PISTOL - DAISY MFG - USAThis is the first ever toy space gun. The gun is manufactured from heavy gauge blued steel, a fact that explains why so many have survived. The gun has Art Deco styling with a flared barrel tip and distinctive double ring structure on the top. Pop gun action. Available in plain steel and blued steel versions, though the latter usually loses its finish. Released for Christmas 1934. The gun was a very popular item and stores soon ran out of stock. 9.5" long.

The gun was designed to produce a loud report without firing a cork.

The patent for this gun was granted in July 1935.
Pat No. 2006741
A second more detailed patent was filed soon after
Pat No. 2055900
The inventor was Charles F Lefever
Jun 28, 2014
SPACE PATROL COSMIC SMOKE GUN (SMALL RED VERSION) - US PLASTICS FOR RALSTON - USASpace Patrol Smoke Gun. Red plastic, 4.5". The gun came preloaded with talc and produced a smoke effect. This was the first, smaller version offered by Ralston in 1952. Note the much shorter barrel than the later version. This was posted in a plain mailing box.

The gun made an appearance in an early episode of "Space Patrol", the powder was supposed to put enemies to sleep.
Jun 28, 2014
AGENT ZERO-M SONIC BLASTER - MATTEL - USAA very large black plastic bazooka. This was perhaps inspired by the success of the Wham-O air blaster. The bazooka-like air gun is hand-pumped until full, placed on the shoulder, and then fired. It release a concentrated burst of air toward spring-loaded targets accompanied by a booming sound. The gun was considered capable of producing high decibel levels and is now considered dangerous. 1964 Borderline space.Jun 27, 2014
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