Mr. Atomic is a potential winner of "Vintage Robot Beauty Contest", if there was such a thing! It's got 16 blinking lamps to show off its considerable intelligence

Mr. Atomic is a potential winner of "Vintage Robot Beauty Contest", if there was such a thing! It's got 16 blinking lamps to show off its considerable intelligence

Robots! in 3D: Sometimes all it takes is the magic word - Robots! page update

Robots! in 3D: Sometimes all it takes is the magic word - Robots! page update

Tremble before the mighty Smoking Robot. Twelve imposing inches of tin, this toy robot walks forward with light-up eyes and an illuminated color wheel that rotates under his dome. But what really sets him apart, what prevents this toy from ever being manufactured today, is the smoke that puffs from his mouth whenever he pauses in his stride. The mechanism that causes the whispy little clouds consists of a small, heated wire that makes contact with a bit of cotton doused in oil. Take that…

Tremble before the mighty Smoking Robot. Twelve imposing inches of tin, this toy robot walks forward with light-up eyes and an illuminated color wheel that rotates under his dome. But what really sets him apart, what prevents this toy from ever being manufactured today, is the smoke that puffs from his mouth whenever he pauses in his stride. The mechanism that causes the whispy little clouds consists of a small, heated wire that makes contact with a bit of cotton doused in oil. Take that…

Retro Robot Poster Nursery art print  Children's Decor by handz, $21.00

Retro Robot Poster Nursery art print Children's Decor by handz, $21.00

Buy Mr. D Cell Black and Red Christmas Edition at TinToyArcade.com

Mr. D Cell Black and Red Christmas Edition

Buy Mr. D Cell Black and Red Christmas Edition at TinToyArcade.com

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Google Image Result for http://www.robotliving.com/wp-content/uploads/jupiter-robot.jpg

I love these old vintage tin robots, probably not a practical toy for the kids these days, but I love 'em

I love these old vintage tin robots, probably not a practical toy for the kids these days, but I love 'em

today's robots have come a long way, they are much more humanoid.

today's robots have come a long way, they are much more humanoid.

Lot 221  SY Wind-up Lithographed Tin Robot, Japan, ht. 9 5/8 in.  Estimate $200-250

Lot 221 SY Wind-up Lithographed Tin Robot, Japan, ht. 9 5/8 in. Estimate $200-250

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