Gear Robot with box packaging

Made:
1970 in Japan
Gear Robot, red body with packaging, 1970, Horikawa, Japan.  Hand and Machine Tools. Gear Robot, red body with packaging, 1970, Horikawa, Japan.  Hand and Machine Tools.

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Gear Robot, red body with packaging, 1970, Horikawa, Japan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
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Gear Robot, red body with packaging, 1970, Horikawa, Japan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Gear Robot, red body with box packaging, manufactured by Horikawa, Japan, 1970

This was the first toy robot sold under the Horikawa brand name, and predecessor for all subsequent designs by that company.

Details

Category:
Human Robotics
Object Number:
2015-430
type:
toy - recreational artefact
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • furnishing and equipment