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MOON ROCKET (SPARKLING ROCKET SHIP 3) - MASUDAYA - JAPAN

Small lithographed tinplate friction rocket. Red, yellow and blue color scheme. Litho pilot detailing, but there is no windscreen on this model. Red cellophane spark window at rear. Circa 1950's. Friction noise with spark. Plain card box with a paper label. MT Rocket Racer style.

Versions exist with wording (green fin) and without wording (yellow fin). Rocket Ship 3
Rocketetship

An early example of Masudaya Rocket Racer design. This toy is featured in a 1953 Masudaya advertisement. It was on sale in December 1952.