This gallery contains just a dozen of the more than 200 robots and space toys in the exhibit!

Buck Rogers
Rocket Ship

Made by Marx -United States, 1934
Introduced in the August 1928 issue of Amazing Stories, a science-fiction magazine, Buck Rogers became one of the best-known science-fiction heroes of the 1930's, and his popularity continues. The American toy maker Marx created a series of futuristic rocket ships based on the Buck Rogers serial. This example features beautiful lithography and a sparking tail.



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