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ASTROMAN - DUX - W GERMANY

An early classic plastic battery operated remote control robot. 1959. Advances with walking motion with a light in the chest. Functions include bending over, opening and closing arms. West Germany.

The transparent green plastic components are attached to the metal chassis. The head is made of a luminous plastic. The plastic antenna is notoriously fragile. Components, particularly the clear plastic dome, are inclined to distort.

The German patent for this toy was issued in 1959. The first firm dating is in a Dux catalog for January 1959.

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