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Masudaya Walking Knight in Armour Modern Toys robot

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Masudaya Walking Knight in Armour Modern Toys robot
Tin plate circa late 1950s, Made in Japan by Masudaya who used the trade mark 'MT Modern Toys'. Walking Knight in Armour robot approximately 10.25"/26cms tall. Very rare to find, in William C Gallaghers book listing the history of 'Modern Toys' it is given a scarcity rating of 10, the highest. Battery operated by 2 x 'D' cells, pin walking action forwards and backwards controlled by lever on remote control unit, raising sword and shield with lighted head. See video of this Knight in action in the YouTube link at top of site
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