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85/2573-22 Toy rocket, 'Space Rocket 9', 'Modern Toys', tinplate, friction motor, metal, Masudaya (MT), Japan, c. 1970. Click to enlarge.

'Space Rocket 9' toy rocket by Masudaya

Made
Toy rocket, 'Space Rocket 9', tin plate, friction motor, made by Masudaya / Modern Toys, Japan, c.1970

Cigar shaped rocket made of painted and printed tin plate in red, blue, yellow and black. The rocket has painted details, a front grill, engines on the sides and exhaust pipes down the sides. There is a pilot on the top behind a clear plastic windscreen, the pilot has a moulded plastic head wearing a white and yellow helmet. The rocket has two black plastic wheels at the centre of the base …

Summary

Object No.

85/2573-22

Object Statement

Toy rocket, 'Space Rocket 9', 'Modern Toys', tinplate, friction motor, metal, Masudaya (MT), Japan, c. 1970

Physical Description

Toy rocket, 'Space Rocket 9', tin plate, friction motor, made by Masudaya / Modern Toys, Japan, c.1970

Cigar shaped rocket made of painted and printed tin plate in red, blue, yellow and black. The rocket has painted details, a front grill, engines on the sides and exhaust pipes down the sides. There is a pilot on the top behind a clear plastic windscreen, the pilot has a moulded plastic head wearing a white and yellow helmet. The rocket has two black plastic wheels at the centre of the base and a smaller yellow tin wheel at the back. Text 'Space rocket' in yellow on both sides, '9' on front and sides.

Marks

On base 'TRADE MARK/MODERN TOYS/MADE IN JAPAN/PAT.709139'.

Dimensions

Height

120 mm

Width

100 mm

Production

Notes

Made by Masudaya / Modern Toys in Japan.

This toy was made c.1970.

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Space Rocket 9' toy rocket by Masudaya 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 January 2022, <https://ma.as/41981>

Wikipedia

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