Toy robot, 'Planet Robot - Robby', tin plate, Japan, 1956-1960.
Toy modelled on 'Robby the Robot' from the sci-fi film 'Forbidden Planet'. Cone-shaped head, cylindrical torso and straight legs in black. Red swivel arms with black plastic hands and red rectangular feet. The head has two circular antennae, one out the proper right side and one sticking up on the proper left. The toy is missing a clear plastic dome that is meant to cover the head. Dials and mechanisms on the 'face' in yellow, brown, black and white with small pistons in clear plastic cylinders. There is a large red switch on the front of the torso. Battery chamber in each leg with silver latches.