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ATOM ROCKET 7 WHITE VERSION - MASUDAYA - JAPAN

One of Masudaya's tin battery operated space ships with a non-fall action. An astronaut pilot sits inside a cockpit with a clear plastic cover. Rear tail fin and two red conical engines on the side. A metal rocker in the base detects edges and alters the direction of the rocket.

This toy is based on the Moon Rocket non-fall pressing with the much longer red conical engines running the length of the ship. Light blue and white with red detailing. Large rotating plastic antenna.
Marked Atom Rocket 7 Triangular tailfin.

This version Has a single teardrop shaped red light on each side.
USAF star on the tail

Date: First sighted in newspaper ads in November 1962. Still on sale in Higbee's Toys Catalog 1966 Modern Toys.