The Mr. Atomic Robot is a rare robot classic, introduced in the 1962 Sears Wish Book

The Mr. Atomic Robot is a rare robot classic, introduced in the 1962 Sears Wish Book

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…

Girls and Vintage Robots what can I say - too quirky to put under the quirky category

Girls and Vintage Robots !

Girls and Vintage Robots what can I say - too quirky to put under the quirky category

This robot normally appeared in a local Russian circus, but he was turned into a traffic controller as a stunt by his owner, Oleg Sokol, in 1967

This robot normally appeared in a local Russian circus, but he was turned into a traffic controller as a stunt by his owner, Oleg Sokol, in 1967

Vintage tin space toy inspired robot by Greg Guedel ~ www.gregguedel.com

Vintage tin space toy inspired robot by Greg Guedel ~ www.gregguedel.com

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