|Battery operated Lantern Robot
Originally produced in 1955 by the Masudaya toy company of Japan. During operation, this 8 inch tall remote controlled robot walks forward on it's eccentric pin-wheels, swinging it's illuminated lantern all the way. Lantern robot also blows smoke from it's mouth. The smoke action is actually produced from talcum powder. There is a re-fillable reservoir in the top of it's head for the talc. Original Lantern robots can sell for as much as $4000 or more, if you can find an original that is. These include a very nice reproduction original type box! This is a MUST have for any tin robot collection. This is the coolest reproduction tin robot to come to market in a very long time!
79.00 each, free shipping
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Below are some links to MPGs and JPGs for your viewing enjoyment.
Lantern Robot is LOTS-O-FUN!
This first mpg shows a close-up of the smoking/powder puffing action.
This one shows off it's lantern and eye light action in the dark
This one shows it's action in a well light setting
This shows where the location of the powder reservoir under it's
flip-top head cover
This one shows the reservoir with the rubber plug taken off to pace
powder in it
This shows the entire package. These come packed in Styrofoam block
packs for safe shipping!
Lantern bot is a MUST HAVE.