Battery Operated Lantern Robot Tin Toy Battery Powder Robot
Battery Operated Lantern Robot is an exact reproduction in style and function to the original 1950's 8" tall battery operated Lantern Robot originally produced by Masudaya of Japan.
Lantern Robot features mechanical walking action with swaying arms and lighted eyes. He is also supposed to blow smoke from his mouth when powder is placed inside head, but this function is not tested since powder pack is sealed. Smoking functionality is unknown and sold as is.
Original 1950's Lantern Robots sell for as much as $7,500 mint in box. This is your chance to own an exact replica at an affordable price. Manufactured by the HaHa Toy Factory - the leading manufacturer of Vintage Style Robots! Robot Island is the only retailer that imports all of its Tin Toys direct from the factory so you are guaranteed a brand new Robot. All of our Robots are produced in the same manner as they were in the 1950's and 60's by primitive stamping machines and then each hand assembled. Each Robot has its own unique character. It is normal for some minor rubs or marks to occur during this original method of hand assembly.