Japanese firm Modern Toys, also known as Masudaya, made a remote controlled Radicon Robot, Radicon Bus and Radicon Speedboat in the 1950s.

Highly collectible toys.

Radicon bus (is said to be the world's first radio remote control toy):

Radicon value and price guide

What's your 'Radicon' worth? Here are some recently sold items (USA).

Picture Title Date Sold for
New Gear Reducer M02222 Bant Fast 07/2019 $500.00
Modern Toys Masudaya Japan Bus First Rc 09/2019 $549.00
Radiac J300329 94 David Brown Gear 07/2019 $429.77
Tin Toy Mercedes Benz Pagoda Rare Color 08/2019 $349.99
Trade Mark Tm Hikari Monorail Type Train 06/2019 $300.00

See all sold items for more prices.

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Comments (2)

Jerry - July 28, 2013
The Radicon Bus was imported from Japan by the George Borgfeldt Corp., NYC, for whom I worked in sales (1956-1961). I have a mint condition Radicon Bus (never been used) in the original box which is only in fair condition.
Thanks for the info Jerry!

Karen - March 6, 2013
I have this radicom bus. Still in box everything works. Mint condition want to sell
I think the best place to sell and to get the most out of it is on eBay.