If you are collecting robots, be sure to look for one of the “Gang of Five.” The mechanical robots were made in Japan in the 1950s and early ’60s by Masudaya and command the highest prices. The Gang of Five includes Machine Man, Radicon, Giant Sonic, Non Stop and Target. 


Target Robot

Japanese Gang of 5 Target Robot, lithographed tin with original cardboard head piece, plastic gun and darts in original packaging, and original box, 15 in. h., $9,225 in 2017.  Photo: Morphy Auctions



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