Space Whale Ship

Made by Yoshiya - Japan, 1950s
This futuristic spaceship in the shape of a whale recall the trials of Noah and underscores the mythic nature of space travel. At the same time, its great charm makes it a delightful toy. When in action, its mouth opens and closes, its fins move, and sparks shoot from the rear plate.

Quicktime video (1.1mb) of Robert Lesser and this space toy in action.

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