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APOLLO 1000 ROCKET - HORIKAWA - JAPAN
Tin and plastic friction rocket.  Friction action with spark. Two similar rockets were produced by Horikawa, Japan in the 1960s.  This is a  friction toy 11.5" tall tin litho/hard plastic. Toy is marked "Apollo 1000" with space insignia. It has a rectangular box. 

See also the version marked "XB-115" in a triangular box.

The body has a crimped construction making repair difficult.

Listed as new in the 1969 Horikawa catalog

APOLLO 1000 ROCKET - HORIKAWA - JAPAN

Tin and plastic friction rocket. Friction action with spark. Two similar rockets were produced by Horikawa, Japan in the 1960s. This is a friction toy 11.5" tall tin litho/hard plastic. Toy is marked "Apollo 1000" with space insignia. It has a rectangular box.

See also the version marked "XB-115" in a triangular box.

The body has a crimped construction making repair difficult.

Listed as new in the 1969 Horikawa catalog