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ANSWER GAME ROBOT - ICHIDA - JAPAN

A static lithographed tinplate robot. This large robot has a green body, yellow arms, gold head and a multicolored base. Battery operated with a flashing light on the top. The robot is a calculating machine, able to do basic addition and subtraction. Some box versions carry the Amico brand of the distribution company.

There are two distinct versions, one with three levers (left) and one with four (right). The box art only shows the three lever version and is probably the original artwork. It appears that the fourth lever, marked A, was added later to resolve problems with lock up of the complex mechanism. It acts as a reset lever.

First sighted on the cover of the Western Auto Christmas Catalog, 1966 - it's only a line drawing, but it's there.