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Catalog Number 1985.061.018.1
Object Name Spacecraft, Toy
Collection Greater Oklahoma City Antique Dealers Ass'n
Date c. 1962
Description Red painted metal cone shaped space ship toy; "Friendship 7" printed on side; astronaut is visible through 2 plastic windows; he wears a green space suit and rotates on an arbor through his middle; powered by the 2 wheels; friction motor; sparks out back and Beep Beep noise when moving. Patent # 206733 ( not a U.S. patent- ); 3 wheels total on bottom; hook on top for hanging
Dimensions H-4.134 W-4.921 L-9.055 inches
Material metal, plastic
Provenance purchased from the Blue Tea Pot, Tulsa Oklahoma for $70.00; came with box, .2; John Glenn was the astronaut who manned the Mercury, Friendship 7 in 1962
Search Terms space
ship
metal
toy
Category Historical Toys