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Nomura (Japan) "Robby Space Patrol Vehicle" Circa 1957

Tuesday 14th August 2012 10:30am

Lot 567

Nomura (Japan) "Robby Space Patrol Vehicle" circa 1957 - one of the most iconic of the toy space vehicles and certainly one of the rarest. This model is dark blue, there are shade differences to the ribbed panels upper and lower, some discreet retouching, one of the clear plastic dishes is cracked, the other has piece missing, detailed tinprinting, operated satisfactorily when tested, the lamps glow and the upper robot turns to face the direction of travel, the baseplate has been removed then refitted at some point to facilitate mechanism repair but overall an otherwise Good example for display, which is scarce in any condition, 32cm long, representing Robby The Robot and his transport vehicle from the 1956 film "The Forbidden Planet".

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Nomura (Japan) "Robby Space Patrol Vehicle" Circa 1957
 

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