Exceeding Rare and seldom offered for sale. This is the very desirable and hard to find Marsman Car that is on every advanced collectors want list.
Undoubtedly one of the hardest space toys to find. Made by Modern Toys TM (Japan) in the 1950's.
This example is in C9 condition and displays exceptionally well. This vintage toy measures almost 6 inches long.The friction mechanism works but slightly skips at times. Check out the facial expression on the green tin litho Asian driver with googles...... The graphics on this toy are seriously some of the very best on any vintage tin space toy. Shooting stars, flying saucers, Saturn's, stars, moons, parachuting Spacemen, rockets....... The colors are vibrant and wet looking.....
Teal blue, green, orange, yellow and red all come together to create an absolutely stellar display piece. Someone is going to own him at auctions end. The item "Exceedingly Rare 1950's Tin Litho Friction Marsman Car Modern Toys TM Japan C9" is in sale since Tuesday, December 20, 2016. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Robots, Monsters & Space Toys\Robots\Pre-1970\Tin". The seller is "imax4" and is located in Torrington, Connecticut.This item can be shipped worldwide.