Giant Lilliput Robot Tin Toy Windup. 8″ tall tin toy wind-up robot. Actions included mechanical walking with striding arms. Also includes extra feature of on/off switch located on his back. Primitive stylized lithography make this a very attractive robot toy complete with retro graphics box.
“In the late 15th century,
, a German inventor, created some of the first wind-up toys, including a metal fly and a mechanical eagle. In 1509, Leonardo da Vinci created a wind-up lion as a greeting for Louis XII in Italy. Wind-up toys were at first for only royalty, and were more elaborate, with complex systems of gears and springs.”
Giant Lilliput Robot Tin Toy Windup.
For Adult collection only, for decoration, not a toy for under 8.
Tin Wind-up Robot – Key included
Size: 8.9″ Tall (L)3.8″ x (H)8.9″ x (W)2.2″
Tin Toy Robot – For Collectors (not for children under 8)
Package: 1950’s Era Color Collectors Box – “Lilliput Robot” retro graphic