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KING FLYING SAUCER, SPACE PATROLER X-081 - YOSHIYA - JAPAN

Brightly lithographed tinplate and plastic battery operated saucer. There is an amber plastic central dome which lights up. Marked Space Patroler X-081. Rotates with bump and go combined with a "floating" action: the whole ship tilts. Flashing lights. Unusually the saucer has no astronaut pilot.

The saucer is featured in 1971-72 Victory Merchandise toy catalog. It also appears in newspaper ads dated to November 1970.