1950s Vintage Robot Toys

By | December 1, 2018

Mint Robby Robot wind up toyDuring the 1950's, the majority of battery operated motorized wind-up tin robot toys were manufactured outside of the United States by many Japanese toy companies.  When these tin toys were exported to the United States, they attracted a lot of interest from American children.  Because they were able to cheaply mass produce robot toys for Americans, the Japanese toy industry boomed during the 1950's. Many of these tin robots were attached to a wired remote control battery pack that kids can control while others were clockwork tin robot toys that kids would wind up so the little mechanical character would walk or spin to the delight of kids.  Many had moving parts or blinking lights that would make them more exciting for children.  This was an introduction to technology for kids for that era.  If you feel nostalgic for the Fifties, you can now shop for your own vintage Fifties robot toys on sale.


Yonezawa Mr Robot Tinplate Robot SF Toy 1950s Rare Retro Vintage second hand
$798.00
Sale Ends Wednesday Jun-12-2019 0:38:27 PDT


VINTAGE NOMURA ZOOMER ROBOT ORIGINAL BOX ONLY1950s
$145.00 (11 Bids)
Sale Ends Wednesday Jun-12-2019 19:10:56 PDT


VINTAGE YONEZAWA WINKY ROBOT1950sWIND UP TIN TOY JAPAN
$699.00
Sale Ends Wednesday Jun-12-2019 19:29:22 PDT


Ideal 1950s Robot The Robot Vintage Plastic Mechanical Toy
$79.99
Sale Ends Wednesday Jun-12-2019 20:06:39 PDT


Rare 1950s Marx Robot 14 Displays Great Made in USA Fast Safe Free Shipping
$250.00
Sale Ends Thursday Jun-13-2019 19:57:49 PDT


ESA1656 World of Tomorrow Interplanetary Space Port Playset ROBOTS Archer 1952
$12.71
Sale Ends Friday Jun-14-2019 9:45:14 PDT


1955 Circa SNK Flashy Jim Robot Japanese Toy
$2,200.00
Sale Ends Friday Jun-14-2019 10:01:19 PDT


1954 Circa Nomura Zoomer the Robot Japanese Toy Silver
$400.00
Sale Ends Friday Jun-14-2019 10:04:38 PDT


1959 Circa Yoshiya Mr CHIEF Robot Japanese Toy
$2,000.00
Sale Ends Saturday Jun-15-2019 11:04:05 PDT


Vintage 1959 Ideal Toys Robert The Robot Plastic Remote Control Toy Version 3
$169.00
Sale Ends Saturday Jun-15-2019 11:15:17 PDT


S00290 VINTAGE Toys for Girls Boys Blue Plastic SPINNER ROBOT Figure 1950s
$10.00
Sale Ends Saturday Jun-15-2019 15:25:28 PDT


Vintage tin Nomura Zoomer Robot Japan silver version 1955 working
$330.00
Sale Ends Sunday Jun-16-2019 14:56:04 PDT


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You can collect classic antique wind up toys inspired by your favorite science fiction series. Popular 1950's battery operated and wind up tin toys include Daiya, Marx, Nomura, Yonezawa, Yoshiya and other brand toys made in Japan. Now is a great time to buy and collect these tin robots as more collectors are selling their mint toy collectibles at a very fair price. Review the following vintage robot sale offers from collectors and sellers online and see what kind of deals you can buy online today for your toy collection. Also, review our menu bar on the right for more wonderful classic childhood robot toys from the past!

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1950s lantern tin robot toy
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