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CIRCUS FRICTION BUMP ACTION CAR WITH TUMBLING CLOWN (CIRCUS 8) - ATC - JAPAN

Red and white lithographed tin friction bump action car with a green and white tumbling clown robot. The square headed robot has a coil antenna. Marked with Circus and the number 8 in a circle. Mercedes. The tumbling action starts when the space car hits an object. Asahi

A newspaper ad dates this to September 1960

Image courtesy Smith House Auctions