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Vintage toy robots - mid-century, atomic age

Vintage toy robots - mid-century, atomic age

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…

Vintage tin robot by Tom Delpech, via Behance

Vintage tin robot by Tom Delpech, via Behance

Nursery robot print, retro poster, kids room art, vintage toy decor, geekery, robot art, Retrobot 2 8x10 or A4

Nursery robot print, retro poster, kids room art, vintage toy decor, geekery, robot art, Retrobot 2 8x10 or A4

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

Vintage robots set ~ Illustrations on Creative Market

Vintage robots set

Vintage robots set ~ Illustrations on Creative Market

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

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

Vintage Tin Robot Collection

Vintage Tin Robot Collection

disagree with this fact does not compute: robots are made of awesome

I am made of Robots – Les robots vintage d’Alex Varanese

disagree with this fact does not compute: robots are made of awesome

I've decided I want to start collecting Vintage Robots :)

I've decided I want to start collecting Vintage Robots :)

Little vintage toy robot with a smile over white background from Stock Photo

Little vintage toy robot with a smile over white background from Stock Photo

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

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Robot picture | Thirsty Fly: Vintage Robot

Robot picture | Thirsty Fly: Vintage Robot

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