Collecting Toy Robots & Model Motor Cars

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Robots Number 1

Alps Mr. Robot The Mechanical Brain (O)

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Alps Mr. Robot The Mechanical Brain (O)
Made In Japan by Alps - Circa mid 1950's - clockwork wind up walking action with red stop/go knob on back. Single C cell battery is inserted in head after moving coil and lifting cap on top of head, powers the two bulbs in each hand red & green which blink alternately as the robot walks along. On off switch for bulbs at rear of neck. The box depicts a coloured robot which is thought to be a prototype which never made it into production, Mr. Robot only came in silver with no variations. Rare
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