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2 WAY ELECTRONIC MAGNET POWERED WALKIE TALKIES - REMCO - USASilver plastic electronic walkie talkie set. Handset with separate mothpiece and earpiece. Small antenna. Magnet powered.

The current earliest sighting is 1953.
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BATMAN WALKIE TALKIE - LONE STAR - ENGLANDBoxed blue black plastic walkie talkie set. String type. Whistle in the handle. Lone Star design. 1960s
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BATTLE OF THE PLANETS INTERCOM SET - MERIT - ENGLANDBoxed blue and red plastic walkie talkie set. String. Also in red/silver.

A copy of the Remco design.
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BUCK ROGERS ELECTRONIC WALKIE TALKIES - REMCO - USABoxed set of rectangular black walkie talkies. Magnetically operated. Dated to 1951.

Also available as a promotional gift from various outlets.
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BUCK ROGERS SUPERSONIC TWO-WAY TRANS-CEIVER - DA- MYCO - USAThis toy is essentially a variation on the old "two-cans-and-a string" device. The box includes two "transceiver phones" made of thin illustrated cardboard pieces that frame the phones' plastic speakers; they have blue wood handles on the bottom and are connected to the top section by metal rods. Two long speaker wires for connecting the trans-ceiver phones are also included with this item.

On sale December 1948.

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CAPTAIN VIDEO 2-WAY PHONE SET - DAY CO PRODUCTS - USARadio Scillograph A pair of walkie talkies. A card disc with a black plastic centerpiece and handle. String type. On sale in December 1950.

Possibly offered as a TV premium.
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COSMIC PHONE - US PLASTIC CO - USAA carded set of walkie talkies. String type with a retractable antenna feature. Mouthpiece for siren noise.

These are the same walkie talkies as used in the larger US Plastic Cosmic Space Set.

On sale in December 1953.

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COSMO PHONE TELEPHONO SPAZIALE - MAKER? - ITALYRed and yellow plastic walkie talkie set. Boxed set. String type. Whistle in the handle. Lone Star design. Date?
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DAN DARE RADIO STATION - MERIT - ENGLANDBased on the Remco Radio Station. This is a large plastic battery-operated radio station with large towers on either side. A working searchlight sits between them. In the center is a meter with moving needle and on either side are dials. Morse buzzer at the bottom right, and notepad on the left.

The set came with two electrically operated walkie talky handsets, Black and red versions of the handsets are known. Remco QX-2 design with three additional decorative buttons.

Two box versions are known. The earlier (top) is closer to the Remco original. The later (bottom) version uses brighter colors. This well-packed toy survives in large numbers.
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DAN DARE WALKIE-TALKIE SET - MERIT - ENGLANDMerit England, plastic electronic walkie talkie set. Black and red plastic handsets with three function buttons. The devices are claimed to work using "magnetic power" not batteries. Set No Set No 3100. Red versions with black trim are also known, but are less common. A Morse code card was also included.

Remco QX-2 design with three additional decorative buttons.

Advertised in the Meccano Magazine May 1954.

Merit was the trading name of J & L Randall.
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ELECTRONIC RADIO STATION - REMCO - USAThis is a large grey plastic battery-operated radio station with large towers on either side. A working searchlight sits between them. In the center is a meter with moving needle and on either side are dials. Morse buzzer at the bottom right, and notepad on the left. The set came with two electrically operated walkie talky handsets. 1954. The set was copied by Merit in the UK.

Remco electronic design.
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FLASH GORDON 2 WAY TELEPHONE - MARX - USAA carded set of wire framed walkie talkies with blue center sections. Wire type. Pulp artwork.
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GREEN HORNET WALKIE TALKIES - REMCO - USAGreen and black walkie talkie set. String. Blister carded. Remco design. 1966
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LE MOBIL-PHONE - SAM CREATIONS - FRANCEIdentified in this 1954 advertisement. Plastic walkie-talkie set. No batteries, no power, no interference. String type. 1954.

Photo anyone? Details?
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RADARPHON - GEOBRA - W GERMANYMetallic silver blue plastic walkie talkie set with detachable disk antennas. Boxed set. String type. Date?
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RADIOTELEFONO SPAZIALE LAIKA - MAKER? - ITALYA very basic dime store plastic walkie talkie set. String style. The name Laika suggests a 1956-7 Sputnik date.
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SOLAR SPACE PHONES - HEAR EVER - USAAn innovative pair of walkie talkies. Blue plastic gun shaped devices. Transmission is just one way with a transmitter and receiver. The transmitter must have a strong light supply and sends signals to the receiving device. The receiver has a solar cell that captures and amplifies the signal. Date?
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SPACE ACE SPACE PHONE - LONE STAR FOR QUAKER - ENGLANDRed and yellow walkie talkie set. String type. Whistle in the handle. Offered as a mail away cereal premium by Quaker Sugar Puffs in 1959. Lone Star design.
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SPACE ACE SPACE PHONES - LONE STAR - ENGLANDA boxed metallic red/burgundy walkie talkie set. String type "Alimag Vibrator". Whistle in the handle. Also in red/yellow. Lone Star design.

Advertised in the Meccano Magazine December 1953.

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SPACE COMMANDER WALKIE TALKIES - REMCO - USARed and black plastic walkie talkie set. Display box. String type. Also in red and blue. A much copied design. On sale 1953.

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SPACE MODEL QX-2 ELECTRONIC WALKIE TALKIES - REMCO - USABoxed set of metallic blue plastic walkie talkies. Compact with small antennas. Magnetic action. QX-2 Design.

The current earliest sighting is 1953.
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SPACE PATROL INTERCOM SET - MERIT - ENGLANDBoxed blue and silver plastic walkie talkie set. String. Based on the Remco design. Also in red/black.
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SPACE PATROL SPACE-A-PHONES MAIL AWAY - SPACE PATROL TOYS FOR RALSTON - USA Plastic walkie talkie set. String type. Illustrated basic cardboard packaging. First Space Patrol design. Advertised with Cream of Wheat, November 1952 Ralston cereal premium.
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SPACE PATROL SPACE-A-PHONES SET - SPACE PATROL TOYS - USABoxed plastic walkie talkie set. String type. Official Space Patrol design. Various colors. The mail away version of the toy was available in November 1952.
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SPACE PATROL SPACE-O-PHONES PREMIUM - RALSTON - USABlue and yellow plastic walkie talkie set. String type. Plain cardboard packaging. Second Space Patrol design. Ralston Wheat Cereal offer, November 1952
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SPACE PATROL WALKIE TALKIE MERIT - ENGLANDA late release. Boxed blue and red plastic walkie talkie set. Apollo moon landing themed. String. Based on the Remco design. On sale in 1974.
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SPACE PHONE - HALE-NASS CORP - USAA carded set of thin metal walkie talkies. Lollipop shape. String type. The card includes a rocket and Saturn metal Space Patrol badge. No 183. 1953
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SPACE PHONE - HONG KONGPlastic walkie talkie set with a whistle built into the handle. String type. Various packaging: boxad and bagged with header card. Lone Star design. Date? 1960s.
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SPACE PHONE - MAKER? - JAPANA very basic circular plastic walkie talkie set. Dime store bagged with header card. String type.
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SPACE PHONES - SELCOL - ENGLANDBoxed set of blue plastic walkie talkies. String type. Distinctive louvres on the mouthpieces and cylindrical protrusions - siren possibly?. Antennas with two crosspieces. 1950s.
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SPACE TELE TALKIES - US PLASTIC - USAA carded set of walkie talkies. String type with a retractable antenna feature. Mouthpiece for siren noise.

Also sold in an identical version by Bell, England.

These are the same walkie talkies as used in the larger US Plastic Cosmic Space Set.
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SPACE TELEPHONE - HONG KONGRed and blueplastic walkie talkie set. bagged with header card. Remco design.
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STAR TREK ASTRO WALKI TALKIES - REMCO - USABoxed yellow and blue plastic walkie talkie set. String type. Remco design. Blister carded. 1968.
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STAR TREK INTER-SPACE COMMUNICATOR - LONE STAR - ENGLANDBoxed yellow and black plastic walkie talkie set. String type. Whistle in the handle. Lone Star design. c1968
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STRATO-SCOUT SPACE PHONE - JVZ CO - USAA pair of simple red plastic walkie talkies. String type. Distinctive spring antennas. Possibly a cereal premium
J.V.Z. CO. ST. LOUIS 4. This design was advertised as Vibra-Planet Space Walkie Talkies and sold by Consumers Mart in 1954. The exact name, Strato-Scout, has not been identified. Second Space Patrol design.

A blue and yellow color variation, with no antennas, was sold under the Space Patrol name and called SPACE-O-PHONE. A reverse color combination, again with no antennas, was sold as a Kellogg's cereal mail-away premium:
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SUPERCAR INTERCOM SET - MERIT - ENGLANDBoxed red and black plastic walkie talkie set. String. A copy of the Remco design. Gerry Anderson.
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TELECOMUNICADOR DEL ESPACIO - ATLAS - SPAINSpace Telecommunicator. An unusual pair of communication devices linked by wires. Function not clear. Details. The set comes with two Sel-Mac plastic robots. Walkie Talkie style. 1950s
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TELEFONO INTERPLANETARIO WALKI-TALKI - GEYPER - SPAINGreen and yellow plastic walkie talkie set with string. Boxed set. String type. Whistle in the handle. Lone Star design. Christmas 1954. Also shown is a simpler carded set, and an early advertisement.

Available in a wide range of colors.
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TELEPHONE SPACE SET - LONE STAR - ENGLANDMetallic purple plastic electronic walkie talkie set. Handset with separate mouthpiece and earpiece. String type, with two strings for two-way communication. Advertised in the Meccano Magazine May 1955.
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THUNDERBIRDS INTERCOM SET - MERIT - ENGLANDBoxed red and black plastic walkie talkie set. String. A copy of the Remco design. Gerry Anderson
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TOM CORBETT SPACE CADET 2 WAY PHONE - VINTAGE PRODUCTS, ROCKHILL - USABoxed set of rectangular red plastic walkie talkies with blue mouthpieces. String action. Booklet included. This is a later Tom Corbett walkie talkie design.

On sale in July 1952.
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TOM CORBETT SPACE CADET 2 WAY PHONE - VINTAGE PRODUCTS, ROCKHILL - USABoxed set of grey metal rocket shaped walkie talkies with purple mouthpieces. String type. Booklet included. This is an earlier Tom Corbett walkie talkie design. On sale November 1951
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WALKIE TALKIE - GRACE - HONG KONGRed and white plastic walkie talkie set with string. Blister carded. Based on the Remco design. 1960s
 
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