New SIlver Robot with box packaging

Made:
1969 in Japan
New SIlver Robot with box packaging (robot; toy - recreational artefact; box - container) New SIlver Robot with box packaging (robot; toy - recreational artefact; box - container) New SIlver Robot with box packaging (robot; toy - recreational artefact; box - container)

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New Silver Robot with box packaging, manufactured by Horikawa, Japan, 1969

This was a chrome silver version of Horikawa's previous 'New Astronaut' toy robot. The revised colour may speak to contemrporay fascination with space and sci-fi, which featured a range of silver-coloured robot characters.

Details

Category:
Human Robotics
Object Number:
2015-421
Materials:
plastic (unidentified), cardboard, ink and copper (metal)
type:
robot, toy - recreational artefact and box - container
credit:
Purchased from Timea Vincze