Toy spacemen in Tokyo factory
- 25 October 1961
- Associated Press
Associated Press photograph titled 'Are they the 1984 troops?' Caption on back reads: What's this -- a preview of 1984? No, it's a parade of toy spacemen at a Tokyo toy factory. They are lined up ready to be shipped abroad in time to catch the Christmas trade. Toys are a growing feature of Japanese industry. She exported about £350,000 worth last year - 2.6 per cent of her total exports. The toy manufacturers get government help. Meetings are held twice a year to help to boost overseas trade.
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- Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
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