Maker: Taiyo

JAPAN circa 1965

Taiyo's Wheel-A-Gear is a big (37 cm)tin plate and plastic robot toy.

"Wheel-a" is battery operated with slow pace walking action,raising/lowering arms made from thick durable plastic ,luminous green eyes that blink on and off , as 10 colored interlinked gears turn and mesh in his see-through backlift torso..

Wheel-A-Gear is identical to it's other "Taiyo pal Blink-a" with the exception of the long metallic aerial and the continuous rubber band that powers the interlinked chest gears...


Height -14 inches

MIOB $ 960 (Griffiths auction 9-12-00)