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JUPITER ROCKET M5 - MASUYA - JAPAN

Lithographed tin litho M 5 version of the Masuya tin friction rocket with standing action and noise. 11 ins. White with red and yellow detailing. Litho cockpit (unlike the clear plastic canopy of the Lyra copy). Marked Jupiter United States Army. M 5 on the red and yellow tin fins. Masuya Fine Toys The first sighting to date is in a Walgreen Agency Christmas catalog for 1959. Masuya Jupiter-Nike