In the 1930s the cinema introduced children to space and the adventures of for example Buck Rogers. Interest in the unknown has continued throughout this century, and both fact and fiction have always influenced the toy market.
Using battery power, space robots have been made to speak and have flashing eyes and lasers. Thunderbirds, Dr. Who and Star Wars have inspired a range of collectible figures and accessories that are sought after by children and adults alike.
What's your 'Space' worth? Here are some recently sold items (USA).
|Scarce Tin Wind Up Marx Moon Rider Ship||08/2019||$1 695.00|
|Rare Commander Horikawa Robot Tin Japan||09/2019||$1 495.00|
|Cragstan Astronaut Robot Toy Tin||08/2019||$1 499.00|
|Rare Color Variation Capsule Mercury||10/2019||$999.00|
|Talking Robot Box Yonezawa 1960s Japan||09/2019||$885.72|
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