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BUCK ROGERS POLICE PATROL - MARX - USA

Rocket Police Patrol. Tin wind up rocket ship based on the Buck Rogers 25th Century Rocket Ship Cruiser Tin Litho Windup Space Toy. When wound, the rocket ship moves forward while emitting a shower of sparks out of the exhaust and a space "boing boing" noise is made. On sale in December 1934.

A tin version of Buck sits on top holding a gun mounted in an open cockpit. Features sparking exhaust, space sound, all tin construction with detailed, multi-colored lithography and embossed parts. Tin wind up rocket ship. This design, the tin astronaut with gun, became the preferred style for all future versions of this rocket.