Yonezawa Robot Toys

By | May 7, 2018

yonezawa diamond planet robot toyFounded in the 1950's, the company Yonezawa Toys was one of the largest toy manufacturers in Japan during the post-war era. Yonezawa produced thousands of small tin mechanical and battery powered toys until the early '70s. Their robot toys are known for doing more than just walking. For example, the "Winky" robot walks as its arm swings and a red pointer on its chest meter sweeps back and forth while sparkling action lights up behind its translucent red mouth cover. On the left is the "Diamond Planet" robot produced by Yonezawa in 1960. A seller auctioned off his rare valuable tin robot for a top bid close to $18,000 to an enthusiastic toy collector! This robot features several actions such as being propelled by a key-wind motor, moving chest dial pointer, sparkling red window, and jiggling eye pupils which all give it a comedic personality to the robot. If you are search for a classic Yonezawa toy, take a look at some items that are currently up for bid by sellers online.


Vintage 70s Yonezawa Friction Motor Bike MASKED RIDER popy bullmark masudaya
$499.00
Sale Ends Monday Oct-22-2018 4:18:29 PDT


Vintage 70s Yonezawa Friction BIG Motor Bike JEEG GEAG popy bullmar takatoku
$299.00
Sale Ends Monday Oct-22-2018 4:36:51 PDT


Atom Robot Yonezawa Japan 1950s rare tin toy robot from the Golden Era
$350.00
Sale Ends Monday Oct-22-2018 7:06:05 PDT


TOMY Mike Robot 1960s Japan yonezawa
$299.99
Sale Ends Monday Oct-22-2018 9:50:58 PDT


RARE Yonezawa Waco THE LAUGHING ROBOT Battery Operated Toy Robot With Orig Box
$299.99
Sale Ends Monday Oct-22-2018 11:25:41 PDT


ACCURATE REPLICA BOX for YONEZAWA SMOKING SPACEMAN ROBOT
$145.00
Sale Ends Monday Oct-22-2018 12:20:24 PDT


Vintage Giant Robot DAIJIM Transforming Toy Yonezawa Corporation 1984
$9.99
Sale Ends Monday Oct-22-2018 23:04:22 PDT


Yonezawa Mr Atomic set of 2 accurate replacement hands 3D Printed High Res
$19.00
Sale Ends Tuesday Oct-23-2018 3:46:06 PDT


Yonezawa super brain joy bot opening robot electric walking
$37.00
Sale Ends Tuesday Oct-23-2018 18:28:42 PDT


Yonezawa RED Baron Mini Soft Vinyl Mecha Robo
$39.00
Sale Ends Tuesday Oct-23-2018 18:46:31 PDT


SPACE ROBOT BULLDOZER Vintage Yonezawa Japan Tin Toy
$131.99
Sale Ends Wednesday Oct-24-2018 15:03:42 PDT


VINTAGE JAPAN SG SPARKING TIN FRICTION 5 SPACE RAY GUN YONEZAWA
$17.99 (1 Bid)
Sale Ends Wednesday Oct-24-2018 16:45:30 PDT


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1950 Yonezawa directional robot toy

This is the Yonezawa Directional Robot Toy from the 1950's. The video shows how this robot moves around in action.