JAPAN circa 1958
Nomura's 'Pug' Robby is a classic robot toy and undoubtedly the world's most popular robot prior to the release of Star Wars..
The magnificent Piston Action Robot is battery operated,remote controlled,and came out in two color variations..gold/blue and silver/maroon.
During operation Robby moves forward with three moving illuminated pistons in head.
As a member of the Mechanized Robot based family ,Pug comes in a classic period illustrated package..
Height - 8 inches/20.3 cm
Gold version MIOB $1.800
Silver version MIOB $1.320
(Griffiths auction 9-12-00)