Maker: Linemar/Yonezawa

JAPAN circa 1960



SEARS carried this toy in 1960 for a mere.....$3.77..

Yonezawa's Smoking Spaceman has a blocky design,and is an all time classic robot.

During operation he walks,arms move back and forth,his multicolored cone rotates in the square dome,robot then pauses,his red eyes illuminate and he breathes smoke from the mouth...The batteries are held inside the Smoker's legs.

Repros are widely available today,from TIN TOM TOYS,in green,silver,blue colors..

Height -12 inches/30.5 cm

MIOB $4.800(sky blue version)

(Griffiths auction 9-12-00)