ELECTRIC REMOTE CONTROL ROBOT
JAPAN circa 1955
Masudaya's Electric Remote Control Battery Robot aka R-35, is battery operated,remote controlled,with a lovely lithographed tinplate finished in silver/blue color with red/yellow touches,and during operation R-35 walks forward and in reverse using metal spikey pins hidden in it's feet while the arms move back and forth,and the eyes blink..
R-35 sports joint feet,actual light bulbs for eyes,a round canister-like head,and the waddle-walk mechanism.The control box is one of the nicest ones ever made,showing three R-35's parading with their eyes conically lighting the way..
Height - 7 1/2 inches / 19.1 cm
GREY VERSION MIOB $1.900
BLUE VERSION MIOB $ 2.000 (both prices at Griffiths auction)