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85/2573-6/1 Toy space rocket, 'Moon Rocket', tinplate, metal, Masudaya (MT), Japan, c. 1960. Click to enlarge.

'Moon Rocket' toy space rocket by Masudaya (MT)

Made
Toy rocket made of painted and printed tin plate. Long cylindrical rocket with narrow point at front, white with red, blue and black detail. Three fins at back end with rocket engines on each side and back end. There are two black plastic wheels at the back and one towards the front. Text 'DANGER/HYDRAULIC STAIR WAY' on top, 'MOON ROCKET' twice in red along sides.

Summary

Object No.

85/2573-6/1

Object Statement

Toy space rocket, 'Moon Rocket', tinplate, metal, Masudaya (MT), Japan, c. 1960

Physical Description

Toy rocket made of painted and printed tin plate. Long cylindrical rocket with narrow point at front, white with red, blue and black detail. Three fins at back end with rocket engines on each side and back end. There are two black plastic wheels at the back and one towards the front. Text 'DANGER/HYDRAULIC STAIR WAY' on top, 'MOON ROCKET' twice in red along sides.

Marks

On base 'TRADE MARK/PAT.55226/19109', 'MASUDAYA/TRADE MARK/MADE IN JAPAN'.

Dimensions

Height

110 mm

Depth

106 mm

Production

Notes

This rocket was made by Masudaya Co in Japan.

This toy was made c.1960.

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Moon Rocket' toy space rocket by Masudaya (MT) 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 29 November 2022, <https://ma.as/426876>

Wikipedia

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