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ME-56 MERCURY ROCKET - DAIYA - JAPAN

This is a classic early wheeled rocket from Daiya, and it's their only example of this 1950s design. The lithographed tinplate rocket is brightly decorated in red, yellow and blue with lines of stars and a USAF logo. The three yellow fins have, uniquely, a distinct curve and are marked Mercury. Star shaped holes are cut into the body. 25cm

Plain card box with paper label. Date?