Vintage robots

Mr. Atomic is a potential winner of "Vintage Robot Beauty Contest", if there was such a thing! It's got 16 blinking lamps to show off its considerable intelligence

Mr. Atomic is a potential winner of "Vintage Robot Beauty Contest", if there was such a thing! It's got 16 blinking lamps to show off its considerable intelligence

I love these old vintage tin robots, probably not a practical toy for the kids these days, but I love 'em

I love these old vintage tin robots, probably not a practical toy for the kids these days, but I love 'em

When I acted up, Granpa threatened to get the robot down from the top of the closet. I was terrifed of it!

When I acted up, Granpa threatened to get the robot down from the top of the closet. I was terrifed of it!

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Vintage toy robots - mid-century, atomic age

Vintage toy robots - mid-century, atomic age

vintage robots | made ??of Robots “, a series of posters based on cool vintage robots ...

I am made of Robots – Vintage robots by Alex Varanese

vintage robots | made ??of Robots “, a series of posters based on cool vintage robots ...

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I had this robot ( or a version of it) in the early 1970's.  I made my parents get it for me as a birthday present, but I a was afraid of it.  It took me about a year to get used to it.

I had this robot ( or a version of it) in the early 1970's. I made my parents get it for me as a birthday present, but I a was afraid of it. It took me about a year to get used to it.

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I've decided I want to start collecting Vintage Robots :)

I've decided I want to start collecting Vintage Robots :)

Robot - I know nothing about it, but I love the angle it's shot at, and I adore this color.

Robot - I know nothing about it, but I love the angle it's shot at, and I adore this color.

R.O.B.O.T. Just when you think he's gonna play music on his giant tape deck - KABLAM!!!  He shoots you in the face with lazer bazookas

R.O.B.O.T. Just when you think he's gonna play music on his giant tape deck - KABLAM!!! He shoots you in the face with lazer bazookas

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Tremble before the mighty Smoking Robot. Twelve imposing inches of tin, this toy robot walks forward with light-up eyes and an illuminated color wheel that rotates under his dome. But what really sets him apart, what prevents this toy from ever being manufactured today, is the smoke that puffs from his mouth whenever he pauses in his stride. The mechanism that causes the whispy little clouds consists of a small, heated wire that makes contact with a bit of cotton doused in oil. Take that…

Tremble before the mighty Smoking Robot. Twelve imposing inches of tin, this toy robot walks forward with light-up eyes and an illuminated color wheel that rotates under his dome. But what really sets him apart, what prevents this toy from ever being manufactured today, is the smoke that puffs from his mouth whenever he pauses in his stride. The mechanism that causes the whispy little clouds consists of a small, heated wire that makes contact with a bit of cotton doused in oil. Take that…

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Lot 221  SY Wind-up Lithographed Tin Robot, Japan, ht. 9 5/8 in.  Estimate $200-250

Lot 221 SY Wind-up Lithographed Tin Robot, Japan, ht. 9 5/8 in. Estimate $200-250

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