Maker: A.N/AHI/Naito Shoten

JAPAN circa 1950

The Inter Planet Space Captain is a valuable robot toy in the extreme,considered first tier by most collectors and dealers.Alternative versions,including a South-Pole "skiing" variation,have emerged in recent years and are considered equally rare items .

Keywind,lithographed tinplate,finished in cream,aqua blue,orange black and red,he walks forward,moves arms back and forth,carrying a space rifle in one hand..

Original box substancially affects overall value.

Chinese reproductions are widely available..

Height - 8 inches /20.3 cm

 MC $1.680

(Griffiths auction 9-12-00)