1950s Vintage Robot Toys

By | May 12, 2018

Mint Robby Robot wind up toyDuring the '50s, the majority of battery operated and motorized wind-up tin robot toys were produced outside of the United States by several toy companies in Japan.  When these tin toys were exported to the 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.


50S N JAPAN MIGHTY ROBOT WITH SPARKS TIN LITHOGRAPHED MECHANICAL TOY WITH BOX
$122.50 (20 Bids)
Sale Ends Friday Jun-22-2018 15:12:01 PDT


1950s Alps Revolving Flashing Robot
$675.00
Sale Ends Saturday Jun-23-2018 11:43:53 PDT


Vintage Original 1950s Robot Yonezawa Japan Wind Up w Oxygen Meter WORKING
$481.00 (1 Bid)
Sale Ends Saturday Jun-23-2018 14:17:13 PDT


1950S YONEZAWA RADICAL ROBOT TIN LITHOGRAPHED BATTERY OPERATED TOY NO RESERVE
$276.00 (24 Bids)
Sale Ends Saturday Jun-23-2018 15:02:37 PDT


1950 MARUSAN Toy Rocket Ranger World War US Army Friction Litho Tin Toy Japan
$2,350.00
Sale Ends Saturday Jun-23-2018 18:09:58 PDT


1950 Nomura Percy Penguin Friction Litho Tin Toy Made In Japan Vintage
$350.00
Sale Ends Saturday Jun-23-2018 18:19:15 PDT


VINTAGE MARX PLASTIC ROBOT 1950S 1960S RARE 1950S 1960S SPACE TOY ORIGINAL
$65.00
Sale Ends Sunday Jun-24-2018 8:16:29 PDT


Atom Robot made by Yonezawa Japan 1950s rare tin toy robot from Golden Era
$799.99
Sale Ends Sunday Jun-24-2018 9:49:03 PDT


Atom Robot Yonezawa Japan 1950s rare tin toy robot from the Golden Era
$799.99
Sale Ends Sunday Jun-24-2018 9:49:03 PDT


Mechanical Robot Linemar Japan 1950s rare tin toy robot from the Golden Era
$799.99
Sale Ends Sunday Jun-24-2018 9:49:03 PDT


Sparky Robot 1950s Japan rare classic tin toy robot from Golden Era nice
$799.99
Sale Ends Sunday Jun-24-2018 9:49:03 PDT


Radical Robot Yoshiya Japan1950s tin robot from the Golden Era super rare
$3,249.00
Sale Ends Sunday Jun-24-2018 11:27:17 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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