Rolling Robot – wind him up and he rolls along.
9 cms high, 6 cms wide, 5 cms deep
14 yrs +
For adult collectors only due to sharp edges.
Tin wind-ups are made from a flat sheet of metal that is then printed and cut up. Each piece is then formed into the final shape by various tooling machines. It is then hand assembled. Plastic moulding destroyed the tin toy making industry, but there a few factories remaining.