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Catalog: 1970 Alps Brand Toys

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Joe K.

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Here's the recently ended listing:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-1970-ALPS-BRAND-TOY-CATALOG-Japan-Robots-Trucks-Dogs-Santa-Claus-/301483750744?pt=Electronic_Battery_Windup_Toys_US&hash=item4631d4f558&nma=true&si=NTudGCwwZusQVJ2OIFGADJLGEsM%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

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Spacecraft Ranger - Previously Timeline dated to 1969.

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Fire Bird III -

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Television Spaceman - Strange that the first version (1961) is depicted in this 1970 Alps catalog!

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Lunar Explorer (different colors than in production pieces)

Space Rocket Saturn-X5 (also different colors than in production pieces)

Stereo TV Spaceman (see below)

Spacecraft Apollo (red and white checkered tail version depicted)

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Stereo TV Spaceman -

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This Stereo TV Spaceman has been discussed before:

 

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Walking Astronaut - Previously Timeline dated to 1970.

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Comic Robot - Previously Timeline dated to 1970.

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Joe K.

It's very likely that the Galaxy Explorer Robot depicted in this 1970 Wallace Brown Christmas catalog was, in fact, the Alps Television Robot seen in the 

1970 Alps Brand Toys catalog posted above.

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It is definitely the third version with the plastic legs and feet and "O" shaped hands.

The BIN catalog listing:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/vintage-1970-Wallace-Brown-Mail-Order-Catalog-Novelty-Presents-Kitch-Christmas/203177283593?hash=item2f4e4f5009:g:TRkAAOSwhZFfrHMz

 

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