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TIMELESS TOYS

Robots

  • Aired: 12/01/2016
  • 01:21
  • Rating: NR
While mechanical automata had existed since ancient Greece, the first mass-produced mechanical toy robots were built in Japan following World War II. These early wind-up robots, typically made from tin and wonderfully detailed, delighted young children around the world.
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Toy robots from the 1940s and 50s are highly sought after by collectors.
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