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TETSUJIN 28 CAR - NOMURA - JAPAN Red tinplate automobile with white roof. Tetsujin graphics on the roof, hood and trunk. Friction action. Box?
TETSUJIN 28 CAR - NOMURA - JAPAN Red tinplate automobile with white roof. Tetsujin graphics on the roof, sides, hood and trunk. Friction action. Box?
TETSUJIN 28 CLOCK - MASUDAYA - JAPANTin and plastic clock. Tetsujin graphics on the dial, though the box does not have a Tetsujin theme.
TETSUJIN 28 CRANE TRUCK - BANDAI - JAPAN Orange tinplate crane truck with working chain drive bucket grabber. Friction action. 1965
TETSUJIN 28 CYCLING - MIURA - JAPAN Vinyl silver grey Tetsujin riding a tinplate tricycle. Wind up action. A variation of a common toy.
TETSUJIN 28 FIGHTING TOY - BANDAI - JAPAN A vinyl Tetsujin is mounted on wheels facing a red villain with horns. A flexible rod connects them. The wind up toy simulates a fight between the two. Size 6" 1964
TETSUJIN 28 FIRE TRUCK - MIURA - JAPAN Red lithographed tinplate fire engine with flat tin firemen. Ladder on the roof. The ladder has no rungs and displays a substantial Tetsujin graphic. Friction action.
TETSUJIN 28 GUN – MATSUSHIRO - JAPAN Plastic space water pistols in the shape of a flying Tetsujin. Paper label. Blue and grey versions. Blister carded.
TETSUJIN 28 HELICOPTER - TT TAKATOKU - JAPAN Red tinplate helicopter with Shotaro pilot in the cockpit. Tetsujin graphics on the side. Friction action. Gigantor. 1964
TETSUJIN 28 INFLATABLE PLASTIC BOAT - BANDAI - JAPANVinyl inflatable boat. Tetsujin graphics.
TETSUJIN 28 KOMA ROULETTE- JAPANSimple plastic roulette spinner. Tetsujin graphics.
TETSUJIN 28 MOTORCYCLE - TT TAKATOKU - JAPAN Metallic blue lithographed tinplate motorbike with Tetsujin riding. Tetsujin is part of the bike pressing, not separate. Friction action. 12cm
TETSUJIN 28 N°1 - NOMURA - JAPANMetallic blue lithographed tinplate walking Tetsujin robot. Wind up action. 1963 19.5 cm

Two versions:
Top row - first version with black vinyl hands, pictured in the 1962 catalog of the 1st Japan International Toy Fair.

Bottom row - later version with integral tin hands, 1966
TETSUJIN 28 PATROL CAR - NOMURA - JAPAN White tinplate open top car with tin Tetsujin 28 driving. Red light on the hood. The eyes light up and the arms steer the steering wheel while moving. Battery operated. 24cm long. 1964
TETSUJIN 28 PENCIL BOX Lithographed tinplate pencil box with Tetsujin graphice.
TETSUJIN 28 PLASTIC - MAKER? - JAPANBlue plastic Tetsujin figure in flying pose.
TETSUJIN 28 PLASTIC GUN - MAKER? - JAPAN Blow mold plastic gun with concertina center section. Propels red plastic Tetsujin figure. Bagged with header card.
TETSUJIN 28 RIFLE - MATSUSHIRO - JAPAN Two versions of a conventional tinplate rifle, one with telescopic sight. Tetsujin graphics on the sides. Pop gun cork firing action. The box lids both have a particularly large image of Tetsujin. 1964-1965
TETSUJIN 28 ROCKET - YONEZAWA - JAPAN A large orange tinplate rocket based on the MOON ROCKET XM-12 design. Lithographed canopy and other details. A vinyl plastic Tetsujin figure is fixed to a rod emerging from the center. When tin rocket is rolled forward, sparks are emitted from back and side gels while armature on top moves back and forth. Size 14". Friction action with spark.
TETSUJIN 28 SANDPAIL - JAPAN Lithographed tinplate sandpail bucket. 1965
TETSUJIN 28 SAUCER - NOMURA - JAPAN Metallic blue lithographed tinplate flying saucer. Central dome with Tetsujin head and shoulders beneath. Two angled antennas on either side. Friction action.
TETSUJIN 28 SHINKASEN TRAIN - NOMURA - JAPAN Train set comprising track sections and a white, red and blue tinplate engine. Tetsujin graphic on the roof. Battery operated.
TETSUJIN 28 SHOES - MAKER? - JAPAN Tetsujin canvas shoes with graphics.
TETSUJIN 28 SHOTARO ON SCOOTER - DAITO - JAPAN Brighly lithiographed three wheeled friction action tinplate scooter with a tinplate Shotaro schoolboy character riding. Vinyl head. Tetsujin graphics on the side.
TETSUJIN 28 SKY ROCKET PLANE - BANDAI - JAPAN A red and white tinplate jet plane style rocket. Tetsujin cjharater under the cockpit canopy. Tetsujin graphics on the side. Friction action with noise and spark. 1965.
TETSUJIN 28 SPACE BOAT - ATD ASAKUSA - JAPAN Red and white tinplate boat with Tetsujin driving. Tin shoulders, vinyl head. Two fins at rear. Size 10" Crank action boat marked 28 on the sides. 1964
TETSUJIN 28 SPACE GUN - NOMURA - JAPAN Large blue tinplate rifle machine gun. Tetsujin graphics on the wood effect stock. Action? Box?
TETSUJIN 28 SPACE GUN - TOMY - JAPANThis is a variation of the Tomy Siren raygun design. Black and white plastic flashlight raygun with siren. Tetsujin grpahics.

TETSUJIN 28 SPACE REVOLVER CORK GUN - TT TAKATOKU - JAPAN Black and silver traditional revolver with Gigantor graphics on panels in the handle. cork firing action. Matching holsters.
TETSUJIN 28 SPACE RIFLE - MATSUSHIRO - JAPAN Conventional rifle with telescopic sight. Various villains as targets. pop gun cork shooting action.
TETSUJIN 28 SUPER TRAIN - YONEZAWA - JAPAN Red and blue three part train comprising two engines and a central carriage. Reversible direction. Friction action. Gigantor characters printed in the windows. Size 30"
TETSUJIN 28 TANK - MAKER? - JAPAN Conventional tank in military green. Tetsujin character graphics. Box? friction action. 1963
TETSUJIN 28 TANK - NOMURA - JAPAN Dark grey tinplate space tank with Tetsujin head and shoulders under a clear plastic dome. Friction action. 1965 Box?
TETSUJIN 28 TELEPHONE - MAKER? – JAPAN Red and silver telephone hand set. Tetsujin on the dial. Wind up action. Box?
TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN (ROUND BASE) - YONEZAWA - JAPAN Second version of the Honeymoon Express style toy. This has a circular tinplate base with a circulating train and flying Tetsujin figure. Wind up.
TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN (SQUARE BASE) - YONEZAWA - JAPAN Honeymoon Express style toy. A small train revolves on a tinplate base while a vinyl Tetsujin figure flies around on a wire. Wind up. 14cm
TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN - MAKER? - JAPAN Lithographed tinplate sigle coach train. Tetsujin graphic on roof. Friction action. Box?
TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN - NOMURA - JAPANOld style steam locomotive with cowcatcher and large funnel. Red lithographed tin. Tetsujing grahics on the side. Action?
TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN - TT TAKATOKU - JAPAN A simple light blue tinplate train with three coaches. There is no track. Tetsujin graphics on the side. Wind up action.
TETSUJIN 28 TRAIN - YONEZAWA - JAPAN A tinplate train set comprising a circular track, locomotive, passenger coach, level crossing and a rising barrier. The engine has a plastic Tetsujin mounted on top and the coach has Tetsujin graphics.
TETSUJIN 28 TRUCK - NOMURA - JAPAN Red tinplate dumper truck with a yellow tipper on the back. Small Tetsujin graphic on the hood. Friction drive with tipping action.
TETSUJIN 28 TV TOY - MAKER? - JAPAN Old style plastic TV set with Tetsujin graphics. Box?
TETSUJIN 28 WATERING CAN - MAKER? - JAPANTinplate watering can with Tetsujin graphics.
TETSUJIN TRAIN - MAKER? - JAPAN Old style blue tinplate train. Tetsujin graphics on the boiler side panel. Action? Box?
ULTRAMAN TANK - MARUSAN/HYASHI - JAPANA red and silver tinplate space tank with a vinyl Ultraman head attached to the turret. Ultraman is effectively part of the tank with his body being the turret. Long black tin barrel. Friction action. The toy and box carry the SAN logo but the box also has an H in a Diamond of Arrows, the Hyashi logo. 1966
URAN - BANDAI - JAPANTin and vinyl wind up Uran ( Atom Boy’s sister). Bandai. Same production as N°2, Japan. Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy or Mighty Atom
URAN - TADA - JAPANTinplate friction flying Uran, wheels in the chest. Tada. Japan
URAN CAR - TADA - JAPAN. Light blue open top car with white sides. Vinyl head on tin Atom Boy shoulders. See also the Atom Boy version of the car. Friction action. Tada (1963) Box? Japan. Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy or Mighty Atom
URAN PLAYING WITH A BALLOON - TADA - JAPANLithographed tinplate Uran playing with a balloon. Vinyl head. Wind up, Tada, Japan. Based on a popular TPS toy.
VISION CONTROL TETSUJIN 28 - POPY - JAPANVision Control is a blue lithographed tinplate walking Tetsujin robot. Tin body, legs and feet. Plastic head and arms. Note that the fist can be propelled by a spring

Battery operated remote control robot. The remote wire from the plastic remote must be inserted into a jack in the back of the robot.

The robot has NTV copyright indicating that it has was produced when new T28 anime cartoons were released on NTV in 1980-1981)

Popy is a division of Bandai (1971-1983) and produced many tin toys and diecast based on anime series.
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