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Toy Robots and Space Toys
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TV SCREEN SPACE ROBOT - MAKER? - KOREADec 18, 2014
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SPACE ROBOT SUPER MACHINE - MAKER? - KOREAThis is essentially a Horikawa Lambda-II robot with the addition of a rotating chrome plastic antenna and two pairs of shooting missiles, one on each side of the head.

Plastic battery operated robot. Red body, yellow arms, black legs. Moves with natural walking action, arms and legs move. The head of the robot has a clear plastic window. This compartment lights up showing moving pistons and an astronaut sitting at cockpit controls. The astronaut slowly bounces up and down. The robot's chest has an instrument panel decal. 24cm
Dec 18, 2014
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ULTRA-SONIC BEAM GUN - LONE STAR DCMT - ENGLANDBlack hard plastic battery operated flashlight space gun. The gun has a large red plastic lens housing that contains the color filters. Large red plastic rocket shaped sight. The barrel has distinctive barb like fins on the side. White knob for the buzzer action on the side. "Geiger Counter Indicator" dial set into the handle. 1950s

See also the Flower Logo Magic Gun version of this space gun. Picture?

Space gun based on the Norton-Honer Buck Rogers Sonic Ray. This is one of two versions of this gun produced by Lone Star.
Dec 17, 2014
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MAGIC GUN TRI-COLOUR - FLOWER BRAND - HONG KONGBlack hard plastic battery operated flashlight space gun. The distinctive feature of this version is the large red plastic lens housing that contains the color filters. Large white plastic rocket shaped sight. White knob on side. Buzzer action. "Geiger Counter Indicator" dial set into the handle.

This gun is closely modeled on the Lone Star Ultra-Sonic Beam Gun, though there are minor differences.

Space gun based on the Norton-Honer Buck Rogers Sonic Ray.
Dec 02, 2014
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GUN FLYING SAUCER - MAKER? - JAPANA copy of the Parks Plastic original design: a small plastic spring action space gun with a ribbed handle. Blue plastic body with a green barrel assembly. Shoots a spinner with central cover and a spinning top with an astronaut mounted on top. 8" 20cm.Dec 01, 2014
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FLYING TETSUJIN28 ON TRACK - TPS - JAPANA small lithographed tinplate Tetsujin robot. The wind up robot rolls arounfd a figure of eight tinplate track with elaborate Tetsujin graphics. Toplay.Nov 21, 2014
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FLYING TETSUJIN 28 – NOMURA - JAPAN A metallic blue lithographed tinplate flying Tetsujin robot. This Tetsujin has a rather angular or boxy design. Battery operated remote control with wheels set underneath the body. The robot can be made to "fly" backward and forward with flashing lights in the clear red plastic rocket backpack.Nov 21, 2014
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FLYING TETSUJIN 28 – BANDAI - JAPAN A metallic blue lithographed tinplate flying Tetsujin robot. The friction action robot has wheels set into the chest. Clear red plastic rocket backpack. Nov 21, 2014
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FLYING TETSUJIN 28 – BANDAI - JAPAN A metallic blue lithographed tinplate Tetsujin robot. The robot has a complex pulley system attached to its back. The battery operated remote control robot attaches to a fixed wire and can be made to "fly" backward and forward with flashing lights in the clear red rocket backpace. Nov 21, 2014
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VISION CONTROL TETSUJIN 28 - POPY - JAPANVision Control is a blue lithographed tinplate walking Tetsujin robot. Tin body, legs and feet. Plastic head and arms. Note that the fist can be propelled by a spring

Battery operated remote control robot. The remote wire from the plastic remote must be inserted into a jack in the back of the robot.

The robot has NTV copyright indicating that it has was produced when new T28 anime cartoons were released on NTV in 1980-1981)

Popy is a division of Bandai (1971-1983) and produced many tin toys and diecast based on anime series.
Nov 21, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 - NOMURA - JAPAN N°5 Metallic blue lithographed tinplate walking Tetsujin robot. Battery operated remote control 24cm 1965

This is essentially the same robot as N°3 but with an electric remote. Black elbows and the eye litho different. Same function as N°3: walk with sparks in the clear red plastic rocket backpack. (The picture here is based on the Osaka copy.)
Nov 21, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 N°1 - NOMURA - JAPANMetallic blue lithographed tinplate walking Tetsujin robot. Wind up action. 1963 19.5 cm

Two versions:
Top row - first version with black vinyl hands, pictured in the 1962 catalog of the 1st Japan International Toy Fair.

Bottom row - later version with integral tin hands, 1966
Nov 21, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 - NOMURA – JAPAN Silver grey metallic lithographed tinplate walking Tetsujin robot. Wind up action. 19 cm 1961 Nov 21, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 - NOMURA - JAPAN Black lithographed tinplate walking Tetsujin robot. Battery operated, remote. Flame foot yellow belt. 1961 2nd version 19.5 cm. Eyes light up. arms swing. roars and walks. The roaring noise is produced by a resonator inside. The rocket backpack contains a bellows mechanism that houses a tin cylinder. A tin arm pumps air.

This was also a low production prototype (25) offered as a prize in the magazine ”Shonen”

This toy was reportedly judged too expensive to produce.


Nov 21, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 - NOMURA - JAPAN Brown lithographed tinplate walking Tetsujin robot. Wind up 1960 19.5 cm. Some examples look black.Nov 21, 2014
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GIGANTOR ROBOT, FLYING TETSUJIN 28 - NOMURA - JAPANMetallic blue in wind up flying Tetsujin T28. All metal. The schoolboy character Shotaro is set into his back. Green celluloid propeller at rear. Wind up action: the toy is suspended from a string and rotates. 10"Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN TRAIN - MAKER? - JAPAN Old style blue tinplate train. Tetsujin graphics on the boiler side panel. Action? Box?Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 GUNS GREY AND BLUE – MATSUSHIRO - JAPAN Plastic space water pistols in the shape of a flying Tetsujin. Two colors shown: blue and grey. Packaging?Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 BANK - MAKER? - JAPAN Red vinyl Tetsujin bank with lockable tinplate door in the base. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SHOES - MAKER? - JAPAN Tetsujin canvas shoes with graphics. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 KOMA ROULETTE- JAPANSimple plastic roulette spinner. Tetsujin graphics.Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 BOARD GAME - MAKER? - JAPANBoard game, 1964Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 INFLATABLE PLASTIC BOAT - BANDAI - JAPANVinyl inflatable boat. Tetsujin graphics. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 PLASTIC GUN - MAKER? - JAPAN Blow mold plastic gun with concertina center section. Propels red plastic Tetsujin figure. Bagged with header card.Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 TV TOY - MAKER? - JAPAN Old style plastic TV set with Tetsujin graphics. Box?Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 PLASTIC - MAKER? - JAPANBlue plastic Tetsujin figure in flying pose. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 CLOCK - MASUDAYA - JAPANTin and plastic clock. Tetsujin graphics on the dial, though the box does not have a Tetsujin theme. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 TELEPHONE - MAKER? – JAPAN Red and silver telephone hand set. Tetsujin on the dial. Wind up action. Box?Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SPACE GUN - TOMY - JAPANThis is a variation of the Tomy Siren raygun design. Black and white plastic flashlight raygun with siren. Tetsujin grpahics.

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Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 PENCIL BOX Lithographed tinplate pencil box with Tetsujin graphice. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SANDPAIL - JAPAN Lithographed tinplate sandpail bucket. 1965Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 BICYCLE LIGHT - MITSUBA - JAPAN Distorted plastic Tetsujin bicycle light. Switch on rear tanks. Marked Mitsuba.Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SPACE RIFLE - MATSUSHIRO - JAPAN Conventional rifle with telescopic sight. Various villains as targets. pop gun cork shooting action.Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 CAR - NOMURA - JAPAN Red tinplate automobile with white roof. Tetsujin graphics on the roof, sides, hood and trunk. Friction action. Box?Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 CAR - NOMURA - JAPAN Red tinplate automobile with white roof. Tetsujin graphics on the roof, hood and trunk. Friction action. Box?Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 CAR - NOMURA - JAPAN Red tinplate automobile with yellow roof. Tetsujin graphic on the roof, hood and trunk. Friction action. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 TANK - MAKER? - JAPAN Conventional tank in military green. Tetsujin character graphics. Box? friction action. 1963Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 WATERING CAN - MAKER? - JAPANTinplate watering can with Tetsujin graphics. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN - NOMURA - JAPANOld style steam locomotive with cowcatcher and large funnel. Red lithographed tin. Tetsujing grahics on the side. Action?Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN - MAKER? - JAPAN Lithographed tinplate sigle coach train. Tetsujin graphic on roof. Friction action. Box?Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 BOAT 5 - MAKER? - JAPAN Blue lithographed speedboat with a red Tetsujin graphic on the top. Crank action. Box? 1964Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 BOAT - YONEZAWA - JAPAN Brighly lithographed tinplate tugboat. Tetsujin graphics. Crank action: the crank is set into the funnel. Box? 1964Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 BAGATELLE - TOMY - JAPAN Tin and plastic bagatelle. 1966Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SPACE GUN - NOMURA - JAPAN Large blue tinplate rifle machine gun. Tetsujin graphics on the wood effect stock. Action? Box? Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SUPER TRAIN - YONEZAWA - JAPAN Red and blue three part train comprising two engines and a central carriage. Reversible direction. Friction action. Gigantor characters printed in the windows. Size 30" Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SHINKASEN TRAIN - NOMURA - JAPAN Train set comprising track sections and a white, red and blue tinplate engine. Tetsujin graphic on the roof. Battery operated. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 RIFLE - MATSUSHIRO - JAPAN Two versions of a conventional tinplate rifle, one with telescopic sight. Tetsujin graphics on the sides. Pop gun cork firing action. The box lids both have a particularly large image of Tetsujin. 1964-1965Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SPACE REVOLVER CORK GUN - TT TAKATOKU - JAPAN Black and silver traditional revolver with Gigantor graphics on panels in the handle. cork firing action. Matching holsters. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 CRANE TRUCK - BANDAI - JAPAN Orange tinplate crane truck with working chain drive bucket grabber. Friction action. 1965Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 TRUCK - NOMURA - JAPAN Red tinplate dumper truck with a yellow tipper on the back. Small Tetsujin graphic on the hood. Friction drive with tipping action.Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 FIRE TRUCK - MIURA - JAPAN Red lithographed tinplate fire engine with flat tin firemen. Ladder on the roof. The ladder has no rungs and displays a substantial Tetsujin graphic. Friction action.Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 BUS - MIURA - JAPAN Stubby pink lithographed tinplate bus with blue roof and base. Red Tetsujin graphics on the roof. Friction action.Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 BUS - ASAKUSA - JAPAN Blue and pink lithographed tinplate bus with large Tetsujin graphic on the roof. Friction action.Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 BOAT BANDAI - JAPAN Brightly lithographed red, white and blue tinplate boat. Tetsujin graphics. Crank action. The cabin raises to give access to the crank.Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN - TT TAKATOKU - JAPAN A simple light blue tinplate train with three coaches. There is no track. Tetsujin graphics on the side. Wind up action. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN - YONEZAWA - JAPAN A tinplate train set comprising a circular track, locomotive, passenger coach, level crossing and a rising barrier. The engine has a plastic Tetsujin mounted on top and the coach has Tetsujin graphics. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 ROCKET - YONEZAWA - JAPAN A large orange tinplate rocket based on the MOON ROCKET XM-12 design. Lithographed canopy and other details. A vinyl plastic Tetsujin figure is fixed to a rod emerging from the center. When tin rocket is rolled forward, sparks are emitted from back and side gels while armature on top moves back and forth. Size 14". Friction action with spark.Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 FIGHTING TOY - BANDAI - JAPAN A vinyl Tetsujin is mounted on wheels facing a red villain with horns. A flexible rod connects them. The wind up toy simulates a fight between the two. Size 6" 1964Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 HELICOPTER - TT TAKATOKU - JAPAN Red tinplate helicopter with Shotaro pilot in the cockpit. Tetsujin graphics on the side. Friction action. Gigantor. 1964Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SKY ROCKET PLANE - BANDAI - JAPAN A red and white tinplate jet plane style rocket. Tetsujin cjharater under the cockpit canopy. Tetsujin graphics on the side. Friction action with noise and spark. 1965. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 TANK - NOMURA - JAPAN Dark grey tinplate space tank with Tetsujin head and shoulders under a clear plastic dome. Friction action. 1965 Box?Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SAUCER - NOMURA - JAPAN Metallic blue lithographed tinplate flying saucer. Central dome with Tetsujin head and shoulders beneath. Two angled antennas on either side. Friction action. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SHOTARO ON SCOOTER - DAITO - JAPAN Brighly lithiographed three wheeled friction action tinplate scooter with a tinplate Shotaro schoolboy character riding. Vinyl head. Tetsujin graphics on the side.Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 AIRCRAFT CARRIER - ASC AOSHIN SHOTEN CO - JAPAN Brightly lithographed tinplate aircraft carrier with Tetsujin graphics. A plastic Tetsujin figure flies around on a wire as the ship is pushed. Friction action. Size 14" 1964Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN (ROUND BASE) - YONEZAWA - JAPAN Second version of the Honeymoon Express style toy. This has a circular tinplate base with a circulating train and flying Tetsujin figure. Wind up. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN (SQUARE BASE) - YONEZAWA - JAPAN Honeymoon Express style toy. A small train revolves on a tinplate base while a vinyl Tetsujin figure flies around on a wire. Wind up. 14cm Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 MOTORCYCLE - TT TAKATOKU - JAPAN Metallic blue lithographed tinplate motorbike with Tetsujin riding. Tetsujin is part of the bike pressing, not separate. Friction action. 12cmNov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 SPACE BOAT - ATD ASAKUSA - JAPAN Red and white tinplate boat with Tetsujin driving. Tin shoulders, vinyl head. Two fins at rear. Size 10" Crank action boat marked 28 on the sides. 1964Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 CYCLING - MIURA - JAPAN Vinyl silver grey Tetsujin riding a tinplate tricycle. Wind up action. A variation of a common toy. Nov 20, 2014
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TETSUJIN 28 PATROL CAR - NOMURA - JAPAN White tinplate open top car with tin Tetsujin 28 driving. Red light on the hood. The eyes light up and the arms steer the steering wheel while moving. Battery operated. 24cm long. 1964Nov 20, 2014
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ASTRO BOY FIRE CAR - YONEZAWA - JAPANRed lithographed tinplate fire engine with movable ladder. No driver but Atom Boy and Uran sit on either side. This version has a red roof to the cab and has a tinplate fire hose reel attached behind the cab.

Friction action. Yonezawa, Japan. Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy or Mighty Atom
Nov 19, 2014
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ASTRO BOY CAR - TADA - JAPANRed, white and yellow open top car with white sides. Vinyl head on tin shoulders. Atom Boy Car, Friction action. Tada. Box? Japan. Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy or Mighty AtomNov 19, 2014
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ATOM TRAIN - MAKER? - BOX?Brightly colored red tinplate train with Astro Boy graphics. Friction action. Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy or Mighty Atom.
Nov 19, 2014
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ASTRO BOY MACHINE GUN - TADA - JAPANMetallic silver tinplate machine gun with wood effect stock. Atom Boy graphics on the stock. Action? Tada. Japan. Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy or Mighty AtomNov 19, 2014
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ASTRO BOY CINE COLT - SOSEISHA - JAPAN Blue plastic pistol with flashlight action. Battery powered, projects pictures from a filmstrip. Atom Boy Cine-Colt, Soseisha, Japan. Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy or Mighty AtomNov 19, 2014
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MIGHTY ATOM BUS - NOMURA - JAPANSalmon pink lithographed tinplate coach. Atom Boy Bus, Friction action. Nomura. Box? Japan. Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy or Mighty AtomNov 19, 2014
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ASTRO BOY SANDPAIL - TT TAKATOKU & TADA - JAPANLithographed tinplate Atom Boy sandpails. Bucket. Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy or Mighty AtomNov 19, 2014
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ASTRO BOY BASKETBALL GAME - TOMY - JAPANPlastic Atom Boy Game, Tomy Box? Plastic balls are directed at a basket target. Japan. Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy or Mighty AtomNov 19, 2014
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ASTRO BOY BAGATELLE PACHINKO STYLE - MAKER? - JAPANTin and plastic bagatelle with graphical background. Shoots a large number of balls. Bell targets. Two versions shown. Atom Boy Pinball Machine Pachinko 1964 Box? Japan. Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy or Mighty AtomNov 19, 2014
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ASTRO BOY GUN - TADA - JAPANConventional black and silver tin revolver. Letter D and Astro Boy graphics on the handle. Tada. Box?Nov 19, 2014
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