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PISTON ACTION ROBOT (PUG ROBBY EARLY VERSION) - NOMURA - JAPANTin battery op remote control. Circa 1957. Advances with walking motion as his head lights, pistons move and antenna turns. This is the early version with the straight antenna. TN

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Piston Action Robot (PUG ROBBY) - NOMURA - JAPANTin battery op remote control robot. Circa 1957. Advances with walking motion as his head lights and the three pistons inside of his head move up and down. This version is gold with blue legs and a red chest panel.

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PISTON ACTION ROBOT (PUG ROBBY) - NOMURA - JAPANTin battery operated remote control. Advances with walking motion as his head lights and the three pistons inside of his head move up and down. This version is silver with maroon legs. TN
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On sale in December 1957.
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PISTON ACTION ROBOT - NOMURA - JAPANTin battery op Robby with remote control. Gold body, blue legs.
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PISTON ROBOT - FIVE VERSIONSFive leg variations of the Piston Robot. This was a very successful robot that went through a wide range of slight changes over a long period. The main change here is from metal to plastic. Litho variations are more subtle.
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PISTON ROBOT - HORIKAWA - JAPANBattery op tin and plastic robot. Pistons in the head. The tin litho chest plate and the usual configuration of the pistons in the head make this a striking robot. There is no dating information but the style (the chunky feet and the soft plastic arms) suggests late 1970s.

A version exists with orange tinted legs and feet.
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PISTON ROBOT - SJM - TAIWANName on box: Piston Robot
Name on toy: none
Nickname:
Manufacturer: S.J.M., Taiwan
Height: 11"
Timeline date:
Power source: 2 "C" cell batteries
Actions: Robot walks forward as lighted pistons in chest move up and down.
Additional info.: "MADE IN TAIWAN" embossed on the soles of both feet.
Misc. comments: To the best of my knowledge, only this Taiwanese variation came with tin legs. All the other variations have plastic legs. Similar variations were made by SH in Japan. The photo above depicts the S.J.M./Taiwan version.

The red feet are a quick indication that this is the SJM Taiwan version.

This robot had a long and successful run. This has led to a large number of minor variations.
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PISTON ROBOT - VARIATIONS SJM & HORIKAWABattery op tin and plastic robot with visible piston engine in chest.

1. SJM (Taiwan), 11" tall, mostly gold litho/covered rear pistons, black metal legs, red metal feet, "circular" ears.
2. SJM (Taiwan), 11" tall, mostly gold litho/covered rear pistons, black plastic legs, red metal feet, "circular" ears.
3. Horikawa (Japan), 10.5" tall, mostly gold litho/covered rear pistons, brown plastic legs & feet, "circular" ears.
4. Horikawa (Japan), 10.5" tall, mostly gold litho/covered rear pistons, brown plastic legs & feet, "finned" ears.
5. Horikawa (Japan), 10.5" tall, mostly brown litho/exposed rear pistons, brown plastic legs & feet, "circular" ears.
phase pistol - Your post would indicate a sixth variation:
6. Horikawa (Japan), 11" tall, mostly brown litho/exposed rear pistons, black metal legs, red metal feet, "circular" ears.
To the best of my knowledge, all the boxes are the same: same size, same artwork, same color scheme. It depicts variation #5 as described above which makes it really difficult to put them in chronological order. The "extra-tall" box size would mean the red feet version (either metal or plastic legs) came first, but the artwork shows the one-piece, shorter, plastic leg variation. Puzzling, wouldn't you say, F.J.W.? The only difference on the boxes is the logo in the lower left hand corner: either S.H or S.J.M."

Version 5 is new in 1977 SH catalog (piston in front and seen also from behind art 5030 10 ½ inch same picture in 1980 catalog) clearly it’s the first one.

In 1981 the SH catalog picture changes and show version 3 always 5030 reference

The finned ears change also appears on the New Astronaut version 2 and New Silver Astronaut , so it’s probably later in the 80’s. So the correct production order is 5, 3 and 4

The SJM Taiwan Piston 1 and 2 are probably after 1985 or end of 80’s
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PISTON ROBOT - YONEZAWA - JAPANBlack plastic battery operated robot with pistons in chest. Large red plastic visor face. Visible engine pistons in chest. This was also released in a blue version in a green Japanese market box. See also the Yonezawa Piston Robot with Missiles that shares the same body shape. 1981 molded into the back.

The influence of Metal House/SH is evident in the styling of this robot.
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PISTON ROBOT COLOR VARIATIONS - HORIKAWA - JAPANTin and plastic battery op robot with visible pistons engine in chest. Red, light blue, yellow and black versions shown. It is not clear whether the color variations are original or later factory creations.
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PISTON ROBOT, ENGLISH BOX - HORIKAWA - JAPANTin and plastic battery operated robot with visible pistons engine in chest. The angular black plastic feet (as opposed to red feet) are a quick indication that this is by Horikawa.

A very popular robot that appears in a wide range of minor variations. The Piston Robot is in the FAO Schwarz catalog for 1977 but has been seen in newspaper ads dating from November 1976. English and Japanese box versions.

The robot has appeared recently in bright colors such as red, blue and yellow. These have been described as test pieces but their provenance remains unclear.
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PISTON ROBOT, JAPANESE BOX - YONEZAWA - JAPANBlue plastic battery op piston robot. Yellow arms. Red plastic visor face. Visible engine pistons in chest. Made by Metalhouse in Japan. Takes two c-cell batteries. Same mold as the Yonezawa Talking Missile robot. Possibly appeared in a late 70's FAO Schwarz catalog.

The influence of Metal House is evident in the SH styling of this robot.
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PISTON ROBOT, JAPANESE PICTURE BOX VERSION - YONEZAWA - JAPANA second Japanese box version of this blu plastic battery op robot with pistons in chest. Large red plastic visor face. Visible engine pistons in chest. This was also released in a in a green Japanese market box and in an English market version of this box.

The influence of Metal House is evident in the SH styling of this robot.
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PLANET ROBOT REMOTE CONTROL - YOSHIYA - JAPANRemote Control early small ear all tin battery operated 1956 version with 'Christmas wire' on light blue remote. Walks briskly with lighted head and mouth area through red gels. Spinner in head creates flashing effect in face as he walks.
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PLANET ROBOT REMOTE CONTROL, RUBBER HANDS - YOSHIYA - JAPANTin battery operated Robby with soft rubber hand small ear version c.1962 with soft green wired metallic blue remote. When remote control button is pressed the toy walks forward at a brisk pace while head and mouth area light through red gel as spinner inside head creates a flashing effect. Vertical scanner spins as he walks.

The tin battery op version with rubber hands has a firm Japanese museum production date of 1962.
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PLANET ROBOT WU, RUBBER HANDS TIN HEAD - YOSHIYA - JAPANTin wind up Robby. Walks with sparks in chest and face. Small ear version, pic courtesy of Space Boys Toys. KO Yoshiya. This version is listed in the Yoshiya catalog for 1965, earliest confirmation from Eaton's Christmas Catalogue of 1960.
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PLANET ROBOT WU, SMALL EAR VARIATION YOSHIYA - JAPANWalks with sparks in mouth and chest, early soft rubber hand version, small ears. Date of 1960 comfirmed by Eaton's Christmas Catalogue.
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PLANET ROBOT WU,TIN HANDS, OLIVE VERSION - YOSHIYA - JAPANTin windup. Advances with walking motion and spark. Olive colour (grey-black). The tin hand Planet appears in Eaton's catalog for 1960. KO Robby
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PLANET ROBOT, BLUE WIND UP VERSION - YOSHIYA - JAPANMetallic blue tin wind up version of the Planet Robot. This version has the pressing from the metal head black wind up version but has the metallic blue paintwork of the battery op version. Rubber hands.
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PLANET ROBOT, PLASTIC HANDS & HEAD - YOSHIYA - JAPANTin robot walks forward when wound. Sparks appear in red mouth gel area and green face area. Most recent version.

This red plastic hand / plastic head version of the robot continued to appear in large quantities throughout the 80s and 90s, leading to speculation that it was still in production. Warehouse finds or clandestine production: it has not yet been clarified. The ST on the box is a safety declaration requirement introduced in the early 1970s.
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PLASTIC KIT ROBOT - Name? - DOTUSHA - JAPAN
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POLICEMAN DING-A-LING - TOPPER - HONG KONGLight blue plastic robot with red feet and ble arms. Has a policeman's hat and a decal with POLICE 7 on his chest.

One of the Topper Ding-A-Ling series that can be motorised with the addition of a battery operated backpack. Sold in boxed clear plastic packaging.
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PROGRAMMABLE SPACE ROBOT - RADIO SHACKPlastic battery op robot with three guns in chest. White plastic pedestal style, though the paint scheme creates the appearance of separate legs. Programmable. Moves in six directions. 60-2389 serial no.
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PS-B9 ROBOT - TOSHIBA - JAPAN A squat, rounded robot in cream and grey plastic. This was an entry by Toshiba into Tomy's home robot market. He functions as an electronic robot pencil sharpener and desk cleaner. Similar to Enpitsu Kaziri / SO-G but of better build quality. He comes with his detachable face plate and a rechargable battery pack. The same shape was used for !XAX! and the Walk-A-Tron robot. 1980s. Box?
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PUK 02 BIONICO - PUKY - ARGENTINAPlastic battery op remote control four gear robot. Based on the SH plastic gear robot. Blue body, white arms and legs. Visible gears behind a clear plastic bevelled chest plate. Light in the chest. Distinctive cylindrical red plastic remote battery holder. Argentina. Two variations shown, one with a silver antenna and yellow plastic ears (as shown on the box), the other with a red plastic antenna and unusual split red ears. PUKO2
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PUKY ROBOT - ArgentinaSmall plastic wind up stepover character robot. Sold in bag with header card. Argentina.
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PUSH ROBOT - GROUP 1
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PUSH ROBOT - GROUP 2Plastic variations
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QONTO - JAPANPlastic battery op robot with bump and go action, flashing eyes and space sound.
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RACING ROBOTS - REMCO - USAThese robots are part of a series of toys that could be assembled using a "powerful electric motor" and one 'C' cell battery. Made in the U.S.A. with a Japanese motor, as it was identified as such on the box. The nose is the 'on/off' switch. The rubber band on the front wheel stretches directly to the motor shaft. Rear wheel steering.

Two known colors are in combinations of blue and yellow. The box depicts a red version but this does not appear to have been a production piece. Approx 5" tall. Box dated 1967. United States
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RADAR HUNTER ROBOT - BUSY BEE - HONG KONGThe Radar Robot style is characterised by a plastic wind up stepover robot with a very large antenna. Various makers such as Busy bee and a maker with the logo of a letter R encircled by two fish. Konik.

There are two basic body designs: one with a face plate and three chrome silver guns in the chest and one with simpler chrome face design and chest plate. Various large antennas. Various color combinations.

Window box.
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RADAR ROBOT - CHINAPlastic chrome silver stepover wind up robot with large antenna. radar robot style. See also the KY version. Window box. 1996
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RADAR ROBOT - ENGLISH AND JAPANESE BOX VERSIONS - KY - JAPANSmall plastic windup stepover robot. Large silver antenna. V shaped insert on chest. Protruding eyes. Yoshino

Yoshino is connected with the Asahi company and some versions of the box carry the later A style Asahi logo. This robot appears in the 1976 Asahi catalog. Astroids shape
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RADAR ROBOT - HORIKAWA - JAPANSmall plastic windup stepover robot with large rotating antenna. The squat stepover design with the oversize spinning antenna is used for a wide range of robots. 1970s. English and Japanese box versions shown plus the silver chrome version in its photo box.

Three color versions are known:
Blue with red limbs circa 1976 Cat 5021
Red with yellow limbs 1977 Cat 5021/s
Chrome silver version with photo box circa 1985

The blue and red versions with picture box were still available in the 1980 catalog

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RADAR ROBOT - HORIKAWA - JAPANTin and plastic battery operated with TV screen and large yellow shoulder antenna.
• Stop N Go
• Rotating Antenna
• Radar Catches the "Scene of Moon" on the Big Screen
• Realistic Noise

The arms do not move, they are screwed onto the chrome shoulder disks. Makes "space sound". The TV picture moves vertically.

Seen in 1972 catalog. The catalogs show a silver explorer with the yellow antenna specific to the Radar Robot

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RADAR ROBOT - KY YOKOTA - JAPANSmall 3 1/4 inch Japanese wind-up metal and plastic robot with rotating radar with Japanese box. Turning arm alters direction.
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RADAR ROBOT - NOMURA - JAPANTin remote control battery op robot. Zoomer body with a large dish antenna. Lighting eyes and radar dish. Remote control unit in the shape of a robot head. Ratchet/spanner in hand. There are two box versions. Coiled spring antenna on the head.

First released in 1956 and distributed by Wagner. It appeared in a number of catalogs that year A typical entry reads:
"A. RADAR ROBOT. He walks with bright lights shining from his eyes. He's sturdily built of enameled metal. 7 3/4" tall. Uses flashlight battery. Wt. 14 oz. 31A-$2.98"

Two distinct body colors are known: a light grey and a darker grey. Two remote control boxes exist: a "small face" and "big face". That would account for a possible four combinations of body color and battery box.
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RADAR ROBOT TOPOLINO - NOMURA - JAPANTin and plastic battery op robot with gears and screen. The robot walks forward while the gears rotate, a clicking sound is made and a lightning effect flickers in the chest.

When the Radar Robot first appeared in collectors' circles the box wasn't present so it acquired the nickname "Topolino" the Italian for Mickey Mouse because of its big ears.

This robot is a natural partner the Space Robot X-70 (Tulip Robot). The body, arms and legs are from the same molds and the box art looks to by from the same artist.

This robot feartures in the 1971 Nomura catalog, though there are many differences from the production model. Its relative the Space Robot (Tulip Head) appeared in the 1970 Galoob Toy Catalog. This robot must have had a short run, judging by the low number of examples that exist.
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RADAR ROBOT VARIATIONS - KY - JAPANShowing characteristic wind up plastic stepover robot, chrome silver plastic and large antenna. Variations of robots by KY. Yoshino?
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RADAR ROBOT, 4 VERSIONS - NOMURA - JAPANTin battery op robot. The Radar Robot is a Zoomer with lightbulb eyes (instead of the reg gel eyes of Zoomer). The box carries the detail of the new feature "Brilliant Lite in Each Eye'. Coiled spring antenna on the head. Widely advertised from late 1956.

There are five documented Radar Robot Versions (bulbs):
1 Silver face and body, black feet
2 Silver face and legs, blue body, black feet
3 Red face, charcoal body, red hands and legs, black feet
4 Maroon face, charcoal body, maroon hands andl egs, black feet
5 Maroon face and body, black hands and feet

From left to right are Versions 5, 3, 4 and 2
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RADAR SCOPE SPACE SCOUT, ASTRONAUT VERSION - HORIKAWA - JAPANThis is the nine inch battery operated astronaut version of the Radar Scope Space Scout. The clear lens found on the Fly-Eyed version is replaced with the “Magic Mirror” which simulates a mirror effect and when lit from behind displays the same space scene as Fly-Eyed version. Tin and plastic battery op robot. 23cm. Note that this uses the same head as the Mars King astronaut.

This is probably later than the robot version because the body is a later style. The current earliest sighting is in Simpsons Sears Christmas 1969 catalog.

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RADAR SCOPE SPACE SCOUT, ROBOT VERSION - HORIKAWA - JAPANA small nine inch brown tin and plastic battery operated TV robot. Tinplate body, brown plastic legs, arms and head. The robot has a small version of Attacking Martian head with fly eyes and distinctive white ears. The robot has a lithographed tin chest plate with a TV screen. The robot walks forward, stops as light inside chest flashes illuminating a stationary space scene that is mounted towards the rear of the chest cavity while making a clicking sound. Light goes out, clicking sound stops and robot continues to walk forward again.

The chest screen is a magnifying lens which makes the space scene seem larger and more "other-worldly". The space scene looks very much like the box image. English and Japanese box versions.

There is an astronaut version with the same name. It has "Magic Mirror" instead of the TV screen.

First seen in the 1969 Horikawa catalog where it is described as a new item, and it is still available in 1972. This would appear to be one of the first of Horikawa's new generation of smaller robots. Structurally it is very close to the later version of the Engine Robot and the later version Gear Robot: Attacking Martian head, tapered plastic legs and arm pressings

Note that the earlier versions of this robot use the same head as the Mars King robot.

There are at least five variations known:

1 Mars King fly eye tin head, flat body with litho stripes on each side of the screen, tin arms, and tin battery door

2 Mars King fly eye tin head, no stripes and the body is not so flat, it’s embossed on the 2 upper corner, and on the circles with stars visible on the side views

3 New style plastic head and metal ears

4 The most common: plastic head, plastic white ears, plastic battery door

5 The new body style and tin arms : this suggests Horikawa first changed the body then began to cut costs by adding more and more plastic

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RADICAL ROBOT - YOSHIYA/NGS - JAPANMetallic blue tin battery operated skirted robot with bump and go action. This is basically the metallic blue version of the Chief Robot Man in a different box.

Without the evidence of the box it is be impossible to say whether a particular robot started life as a Chief Robot Man or a Radical Robot. The box art is appreciably different. The box carries the Cragstan logo and the NGS logo.

The color is usually metallic blue but silver grey versions have found their way into Radical boxes, either at the factory or later. The arms are always metal.

Circa 1962.
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RADICON ROBOT - MASUDAYA - JAPANTin battery op. member of the Gang of Five, this wireless remote control robot advances with moving arms, flashing eyes and a lighted chest panel as both antenna turn. Clicking the remote controls the direction and stop functions. 1957

The first and most unusual of the group is the radio controlled Radicon Robot. The robot is a huge 38cms, dwarfing most other robots. The paintwork is a plain hammered grey finish. This is easily the first radio controlled robot. The electronics are, by modern standards primitive. A transmitter generates a high voltage pulse which triggers a light, a spark and a turning action in the robot; it is not a steerable robot. The electronics are unreliable, hard to repair and capable of giving a generous shock if handled improperly. An article on the robot appeared in Popular Mechanics in 1958. The massive ear antenna serves a real function as an antenna. It's worth noting that the arm construction is more complex than the rest of the group: there's an elbow panel holding together the upper and lower arm as opposed to the more simple two piece pressing of the later robots.

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RADICON ROBOT, PROTOTYPE - MASUDAYA - JAPANPhoto of a prototype litho'ed version of the Radicon. Never produced. On the right is a wiring diagram dated 1957.
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Radirobo - Yonezawa - JapanPlastic battery operated pedestal robot. Radio control with a space gun shaped transmitter. Wavehunter 29. Yellow body, blue base, low profile domed head. Articulated arms with metal rod connectors.
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RAIDOR WALKINGROBO TYPE 1 - BANDAI - JAPANPlastic battery operated radio control robot. Various number decals appear on the chest including 28 and 53. Large round feet stabilise the robot as the gyroscopic action allows it to move forward. Plastic cylinder packaging and blister carded. Other packaging versions. Japan 1980s.
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RAMP WALKER ROBOT Name? Maker?
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RANGER ROBOT - CRAGSTAN - HONG KONGPlastic battery operated 9 inch multicolored robot. This is a blue bodied robot with yellow arms and legs. (It was later produced in orange and green as the Magnor Robot). The battery operated robot waddles forward, has a square-turn action and the lights flash. The "Magic Helmet" hat is a magnet that acts as on-off switch. Ranger carries a 1968 date but the current earliest sighting in a catalog is for 1969.
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RANGER ROBOT - CRAGSTAN - JAPANBox variation. Multicolored plastic battery op robot with "Magic helmet action" (a magetic switch). "Square Turn" walking action, swinging arm. Lights.
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RANGER ROBOT - DAIYA/NGS - JAPANA clear plastic and tin battery operated robot. Clear plastic body on a metal structure. This motor and inner structure are all visible. Walks, arms move, screeching noise and smoke emerges from the mouth. The battery cover is rather delicate and prone to damage: the closing clips fracture and the plastic can craze. Screws have been used in the assembly.

Timeline date: 1965 (Spiegel Catalog 1965)

Two box variations, with and without the Cragstan name and logo. A Cragstan logo and NGS logo can be seen on the left hand box. The right hand box version has the Daiya logo.

The robot often found with yellow ears drooping down (melted into head plastic). Owners need to be aware of the drooping ears problem. The soft yellow plastic of the ears is high in plasticizer. This is a solvent which reacts with the hard clear plastic of the head and effectively melts it. The result is that the ears droop and, over time, will spoil the head. Some collectors remove the ears for storage. A long term solution may be some form of barrier between the components. 27cms

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RANGER ROBOT - EO - JAPANSmall vinyl plastic friction paddle foot robot. Single antenna. The M on the chest has led to the nickname MacDonalds Robot, McDonalds. Sad face. Blue and grey versions shown; a red version also exists. The robot featured in a Japanese TV cartoon.
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RANGER ROBOT - HORIKAWA - JAPANPlastic battery operated robot. Red plastic head and body, black limbs. Stop and go. Chrome silver chest plate with a red lighted button in the center. Shooting action. Ranger Robot takes a few steps; stops; the chest light lights along with a "rat-tat-tat" sound as the entire chest plate vibrates (it's hinged at the bottom). Then the whole sequence repeats itself. No variations reported.

Described as new in the 1980 Horikawa catalog and still available in 1984.
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RATCHET ROBOT - NOMURA - JAPANTin wind up robot. The Ratchet Robot uses the same body pressing as Zoomer the Robot. It's still unclear which version appeared first or whether they were contemporary. It is evident, however, that the original design must have been based on a battery op version. Thee single cell fit is very exact. The clocwork version is secondary. Coiled spring antenna on the head.

Like Zoomer, this robot is based on the ST-1 design. The first sighting of the Ratchet Robot is in the 1956 Miles Kimball catalog, the same year as the release of Zoomer. This supports the idea of simultaneous release. On the inside leg is the copyright mark of the distributor George C. Wagner.

The box for the Ratchet Robot depicts him carrying a Tommy Gun, though the toy carries a ratchet. The distinctive feature of the Ratchet Robot is the spark hole in his chest. The card for the box is appreciable thinner and more fragile than the Zoomer box. The eyes usually have red gel behind them. The robot appears prdominantly in one color, the light metallic blue. One known variation exists: a brown version once owned by Henk Gosses.

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RATCHET ROBOT, BROWN VERSION - NOMURA - JAPANTin wind up robot. Brown version. Gel eyes, no gel in chest. Henk Gosses collection. Coiled spring antenna on the head.

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RATCHET ROBOT, BURGUNDY - NOMURA - JAPANThe original tin battery op Ratchet Robot in a rare color. Xris
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RATTLE BRAIN ROBOT - MORTOYS, HONG KONGPlastic battery op robot with clear hear containing multicolored plastic parts, a "psychedelic" action. Wlaking action with moving arms.

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RAUMSCHIFF ROBOTER - DICKIE - HONG KONGRaumschiff Roboter/Spaceship Robot
Producer: Dickie/Germany/Deutschland
Item No.5004
Made in Hong Kong
Date:1978
Size: 28,5cm
Material:Polystyrene
Annotation:Copy of the SH Space Explorer Robot and box
Action: Same action as the SH Original Robot
At least: exists also in a golden version from 1979. Astronaut. Shoulder antenna. TV screen in chest.

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RAY ROBOT - Hong KongSmall bronze grey plastic wind up stepover robot. Three guns in red chest. Sparking. Also released as Toy Works.
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RAY ROBOT - YONE - JAPANSmall plastic wind up robot with one eye - Cyclops. Originally produced by Yone, and marked Made in Japan Serial No 2280 (left). Subsequently reissued in China Serial No 3213 (right) in a virtually identical box.
Released as the Cyclops Robot c1995
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RAZER SPACEMAN - RM HORIKAWA - JAPANGold plastic battery operated remote control robot with a red tinplate chest containing a recessed light. SH Stop N'Go Forward, Rotating Razer, Shaking Guns, Blinking lights. Unusually the robot has four guns, two pairs, in the chest. There is also a red and black version. Picture? The head has a large silver plastic dish antenna, the same as used on Horikawa's Lambda III. Red remote contol battery box. One button starts the walking action, the other shakes the guns with a shooting sound, and operates the flashing light. It's interesting to note that the two actions are produced by reversing the polarity of the batteries.

See the Super Space Attacker, the RX-888, RX-777, Poem Robots and Heli Robot which use the same molds.

Note: If stored incorrectly the wire of the remote control will eat into the plastic of the toy, leaving "burn" marks.

Though this is the same concept as the Horikawa Space Attacker the box carries the RM Maruyama logo. Horikawa related.
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REFIK 2 RADIO ROBOT РОБОТ - MAKER? - USSRPlastic mains powered radio robot. This is a static block shaped robot with red plastic eyes. Two control buttons are situated on the robot's waist. Paper decals a space scenes are stuck on the chest. Several color variations. Russia
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REMOTE CONTROL ROBOT - MAKER?Plastic battery operated remote control stepover robot. Moving arms, legs and mouth. Decal in chest. AA batteries. Blue and white versions.
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REMOTE CONTROL SPACE DOG - YOSHIYA - JAPANTin battery op remote control. Advances with waddling motion as his mouth opens and closes, ears flap, light blinks and antenna spins. KO

On sale in the Miles Kimball catalog for 1958

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