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FRICTION MOTOR SPACE SHIP WITH SPARK - S.S. AP FLYING SAUCER - JAPAN

Lithographed tinplate friction flying saucer 12cm. The saucer has a gry top, red base and a blue band around the middle. The upper surface has litho rocket details.
REhite vinyl pilot head under a clear plastic dome. The unusual feature of this saucer is the pair of green metal pistons that move up and down on either side. There is an old style rear extension of the saucer with a red plastic spark window. The initials NASA are printed on the rear.

Versions with red and green pistons are shown.

Friction action with moving pistons and sparks. Maker? SS AP SSAP See the MF-878 which also has pistons.