13. Vintage Piston Robot with Original Box, SH Japan, 1970's

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Piston Robot.  Battery operated tin and plastic piston robot comes complete with original box. Batteries insert into his back and features walking action with lighted bouncing pistons in his chest.  This was a very popular robot of the 1970's and was made in many different styles in Japan and Taiwan.  Interesting design whereby utilizing a clear see thru body and inserting a tin lithographed design inside.

  
This is my best piston robot.  His body and head are made of transparent plastic, revealing sheet metal details inside (much like th

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Name: Piston Robot
Make: SH, Japan
Year or Era: 1970's
Construction: metal and plastic
Motion: battery powered motor and lights
Dimensions: 10.5" high (266.7 mm)