Directional Robot

Made:
1957 in Japan
Directional Robot, 1957, made by Yonezawa, Japan, for Cragstan, USA. SCM - Hand and Machine Tools Directional Robot, 1957, made by Yonezawa, Japan, for Cragstan, USA. SCM - Hand and Machine Tools Directional Robot, 1957, made by Yonezawa, Japan, for Cragstan, USA. SCM - Hand and Machine Tools

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Directional Robot, 1957, made by Yonezawa, Japan, for Cragstan, USA. SCM - Hand and Machine Tools
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Directional Robot, 1957, made by Yonezawa, Japan, for Cragstan, USA. SCM - Hand and Machine Tools
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Directional Robot, 1957, made by Yonezawa, Japan, for Cragstan, USA. SCM - Hand and Machine Tools
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Directional Robot, manufactured by Yonezawa, Japan, for Cragstan, USA, 1957

This early tinplate robot was made by Yonezawa for the North American market. It was battery powered, had turning head andf eyes which lit up, and was 'bump and go', so that it changed direction when it hit obstacles.

Details

Category:
Human Robotics
Object Number:
2015-446
Materials:
ink, paint and tin plated
type:
toy - recreational artefact
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment