Missile Robot with box packaging and accessories

Made:
1979 in Japan
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Missile Robot with packaging, 1979, Horikawa, Japan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Missile Robot with packaging, 1979, Horikawa, Japan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Missile Robot with packaging, 1979, Horikawa, Japan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Missile Robot with packaging, 1979, Horikawa, Japan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Missile Robot with box packaging and accessories, manufactured by Horikawa, Japan, 1979

This is a second generation Missile Robot by Horikawa, so-called because of the missiles arrayed on each side of the head. The robot was notable for sharing components with other models also made by Horikawa, showing how innovative design could create a range of products without undue extra cost.

Details

Category:
Human Robotics
Object Number:
2015-419
type:
toy - recreational artefact
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • furnishing and equipment