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Kashiwai Jeep Collection: Fire, Police, Ambulance, PanAm, Road Rescue & Safari Tin Toys

The Jeep was created in the early 1940s as a military vehicle with the first civilian model launched in 1945. By the 1960s they were being used in many areas including private, leisure and emergency services
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These colourful Japanese clockwork litho printed tin toys are based on the historic and robust Jeep. Fully working wind-up tin toys with eye-catching humorous graphics and built-in key
1960s Clockwork Wind-Up Tin Toy Kashiwai Japan Vintage 60s
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1960s Clockwork Wind-Up Tin Toy Kashiwai Japan Vintage 60s
Road Recovery vehicle
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1960s Clockwork Wind-Up Tin Toy Kashiwai Japan Vintage 60s
Police Patrol
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1960s Clockwork Wind-Up Tin Toy Kashiwai Japan Vintage 60s
PanAm
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1960s Clockwork Wind-Up Tin Toy Kashiwai Japan Vintage 60s
Fire Services
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1960s Clockwork Wind-Up Tin Toy Kashiwai Japan Vintage 60s
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Four inches (10cm) long x 2.5″ (6cm) wide pressed tin vehicles produced by the Kashiwai toy company in swinging 1960s Japan
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These colourful examples of utilitarian mechanical technology can currently be found along with many other cool SciFi, TV, movie, vintage and fun collectables at ZapWow on eBay (or buy from us directly via PayPal and get 10% off the eBay price)

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We also have a range of movie posters and art available for sale on Zap2

 

That Old Broken Toy (1969 Space Climber)

We decided shortly after starting our eBay channels that we would not sell broken or damaged items. However some things seem so cool and special that even randomly made up rules do not seem to apply… so if you were to browse through our ZapWow listings on eBay you would soon come across THAT broken toy

It’s the outstanding TOMY Space Climbing Mobile and it was released in the same year that humans actually played snowballs on the Moon!

TOMY 1969 Space Climbing Mobile

TOMY 1969 Space Climbing Mobile

TOMY 1969 Space Climbing Mobile

TOMY 1969 Space Climbing Mobile

TOMY 1969 Space Climbing MobileTOMY 1969 Space Climbing Mobile

This vintage Space Climbing Mobile is from 1969… a time when although the TV picture was only in black and white we could actually send men to the Moon

It’s a futuristic looking vehicle molded in colourful red, white, blue and yellow plastics with a lonely silver astronaut visible behind the large clear windshield

The awesome space mobile measures 10 inches long x 5.75″ wide x 6.75″ tall. It has eight rugged rubber tires in 2 groups of 4 for separate extreme terrain suspension. Has a heavy metal red substructure housing the motor and wheels

This Moon rover is in wonderful visual condition but unfortunately it does not actually roll over rocks or climb, or even go. Around 40 years ago somebody forgot it was a battery powered toy… and hid it in a box in the attic… and the rest, as they say, is acid damaged contacts and wiring

It is a beautiful thing though and although it has its flaws it would not be an impossible job for a space technician to replace the motor, wires and contacts to get this mighty moon rover rolling again

This Space Climbing Mobile and lots of other cool Sci Fi, TV, movie, vintage & classic fun and collectable items on ZapWow and Zap2

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BRONTO WARRIORS OF KERANG 1990s Hexon Battle Machine Bluebird Toys

This is the mighty and colourful Bronto! Hexon’s awesome Warriors of Kerang battle machine! This heavily armed and armoured mobile operations centre is the ultimate weapon against Brox’s vile plot to destroy the Earth and is available now from our eBay listings

BRONTO 1990s WARRIORS OF KERANG Battle Machine Hexon Hip Hop Bluebird Toys

BRONTO 1990s WARRIORS OF KERANG Battle Machine Hexon Hip Hop Bluebird Toys

BRONTO 1990s WARRIORS OF KERANG Battle Machine Hexon Hip Hop Bluebird Toys

BRONTO 1990s WARRIORS OF KERANG Battle Machine Hexon Hip Hop Bluebird Toys

BRONTO 1990s WARRIORS OF KERANG Battle Machine Hexon Hip Hop Bluebird Toys

BRONTO 1990s WARRIORS OF KERANG Battle Machine Hexon Hip Hop Bluebird Toys

BRONTO 1990s WARRIORS OF KERANG Battle Machine Hexon Hip Hop Bluebird Toys

BRONTO 1990s WARRIORS OF KERANG Battle Machine Hexon Hip Hop Bluebird Toys

This is a pristine time warp quality item beamed in straight from 1991. Mint in original box item including unopened internal packaging. Bronto has only been removed from box for checking and photography

This massive weaponised robotic war machine also has one or two other features including

  • Hexon action figure (with shield and book) at his command post
  • Hip and Hop action figures (Hexon’s loyal followers)
  • Bronto command dome – with clear canopy
  • 2 swiveling missile launchers that really fire!
  • 4 missiles
  • 3 rotating gun turrets
  • A one man attack plane with mounting for missile launcher
  • Double tail guns
  • Fold down ramp
  • 2 under-floor storage areas
  • Bronto’s moving head opens out to reveal a secret central command post
  • Top opens out to show the huge interior operations centre

Made in Great Britain in 1991 by Bluebird Toys UK

This excellent vintage item is available now from our eBay listings along with lots of other cool Sci Fi, TV, movie, vintage & classic fun and collectable items

TMNT Raphael & Donatello with Sewer Slider & Shell Cycle

Looking not unlike some sort of mutant Batman and Robin from a time when Earth is a toxic wasteland hundreds of months in the future – it’s Raphael & Donatello with their 2002 Sewer Slider and Shell Cycle

TMNT 2002 Sewer Slider Shell Cycle Raphael & Donatello

TMNT 2002 Sewer Slider Shell Cycle Raphael & Donatello

TMNT 2002 Sewer Slider Shell Cycle Raphael & Donatello

TMNT 2002 Sewer Slider Shell Cycle Raphael & Donatello

Turtles don’t even need solar freakin roadways when they have this awesome Sewer Slider. In reality it’s a transforming tunnel transport vehicle… so if traveling difficult ground or their tires (or legs) get blown off they simply rotate the wheels and convert mode to hover!

More danger? No problem… pull the tri-pipe exhaust to launch lethal ninja stars! Stabiliser wing missing from the back in these pics, but otherwise very good with no damage. Comes with 4 ninja star discs (originally six). The Sewer Slider comes with a 5 inch Donatello action figure from 2002

The Shell Cycle is the turtles fast blastin’ motorcycle. Missing its tin can missiles and measuring 8.25 inches long. Comes with 6 inch Raphael action figure from 2005

This pair of vehicles were brought out together by Playmates in 2002 and sold last month for £25 from our eBay listings

1992 Japanese International Rescue Thunderbirds Play Set

Very unusual Japanese import time-warped from 1992… and currently on offer from our eBay listings
Detailed Ban Dai set of vintage 4″ / 10cm Thunderbirds vehicles including FAB 1

Japanese International Rescue Thunderbirds Play Set

Japanese International Rescue Thunderbirds Play Set

Japanese International Rescue Thunderbirds Play Set

Japanese International Rescue Thunderbirds Play Set

Japanese International Rescue Thunderbirds Play Set
The International Rescue Organization
Thunderbirds are Go!

Includes:
Thunderbird 1 (Rocket Craft)
Thunderbird 2 (Transporter)
Thunderbird 3 (Space rocket)
Thunderbird 4 (Submarine)
Thunderbird 5 (Space station)

For scale TB 1 is 10cm / 4″ long
Produced by Ban Dai ISBN 4902425373287

Mint in excellent mint box with no obvious storage wear
Box has been previously opened but it’s all unused and has clearly been carefully stored

Bump-and-Go Patrol Motorcycle Super Series vintage 70s toy

We love coming across vintage toys and this is an excellent retro item currently available from our eBay listings.  A super cute battery operated 1970’s Patrol bike with lovely light and sound effects – the rider whistles a pretty melody while bumping-and-going along as lights spin and flash. It says “Patrol Superior” on the bike – but he’s not looking a lot like any officer of the law I’ve ever seen … maybe there’s some other type of patrol …

Patrol motorcycle Super Series toy light sound music retro 70s

Patrol motorcycle Super Series toy light sound music retro 70s

Patrol motorcycle Super Series toy light sound music retro 70s

Patrol motorcycle Super Series toy light sound music retro 70s

Patrol motorcycle Super Series toy light sound music retro 70s

Patrol motorcycle Super Series toy light sound music retro 70s
Excellent lightly used fully working “bump-and-go” plastic motorcycle with no damage. The ariel has bent from being in the box for such a long time but the red light on tip remains fully functional. Clean battery housing. Item comes in original good looking box showing some storage wear, tape, corner bumps etc so check photos.

Colourful bump-and-go bike can also be run standing still with wheel cover on (as in pictures and video)

Light, sound and functions:
sound of an engine starting
horn honking
rider says GO!
bike revs up
rider whistles enchanting melody as he rides along
colour changing light at the front spins
flashing light on the front and rear and ariel tip
(rear wheel arches reflect light)
bike will change direction when its path is blocked

We have a video of him working on YouTube including sections in slow motion

Text on the box reads:
Patrol High Lighting Function with the Music Super Series
You are essential to own the all of these, it can bring you the endless fun!
Ages 3 and up
HANDA with H logo and No920 Made in China can be seen on battery cover

We believe this dates to the mid 70’s but we are always very happy to be corrected 😉

Terminator 2 Heavy Metal Cycle Kenner 1991

This is the awesome Terminator 2 Heavy Metal Cycle with Hyper Missile
Terminator 2 Heavy Metal Cycle Kenner 1991

Terminator 2 Heavy Metal Cycle Kenner 1991

Terminator 2 Heavy Metal Cycle Kenner 1991

Terminator 2 Heavy Metal Cycle Kenner 1991

Terminator 2 Heavy Metal Cycle Kenner 1991
Produced by Kenner in 1992 to go with the 6″ Terminator action figure (which does not come with this item but is still sometimes available)

Nothing can stop the Terminator on his Heavy Metal Cycle! This amazing bike can deploy a hidden battle shield and launch an awesome missile which can demolish any foe!

The bike looks great and is in excellent condition – never or little used fully working cycle complete and in original packaging. In box with some storage wear with scuffs and bumps

This item was sold for £25 in 2014 from our eBay listings

Sci Fi Movie Vehicle Selection Premium Pack SID Eagle Fireball XL5 Konami 2001

This is something else, in fact it’s one of our favorite next level items …

Sci Fi Movie Vehicle Selection Premium Pack SID Eagle Fireball XL5

Sci Fi Movie Vehicle Selection Premium Pack SID Eagle Fireball XL5

Sci Fi Movie Vehicle Selection Premium Pack SID Eagle Fireball XL5

Sci Fi Movie Vehicle Selection Premium Pack SID Eagle Fireball XL5
Excellent mint in box, sealed, unopened pack includes a set of two vehicles:
One is clearly the SID reconnaissance satellite (UFO)
The other is hidden inside the sealed pack and is either an Eagle (Space 1999) OR the mighty Fireball XL5… nobody really knows… until you open it!

Model: SID & Eagle OR Fireball
Series: SF Movie Selection Premium Pack SPACE1999 Gerry Anderson UFO
Pre-painted complete PVC Space Vehicle Figures
Packege size: H130 W150 L60mm (H5.1 W5.9 L2.4in)
Item dimensions: Appx. S.I.D : 80mm (3.1in)
Release Date: 2001
Maker: KONAMI

Item sold in 2014 for £60 from our eBay listings

Sportacus Lazy Town Sky Chaser Rescue Vehicle Mattel 2007

This awesome Sportacus Sky Chaser Rescue set includes an articulated Sportacus figure and Sky Chaser vehicle with phrases and sounds. The dashing Sportacus figure is articulated and poseable and removable from vehicle

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Sky Chaser has an easy to hold handle for play and gravity switch activates fun phrases and sounds when ship is pointed up and down. Press the red button on handle for fully working phrases and sound effects powered by 3 x AAA batteries

Sportacus is a fictional character from the children’s television show LazyTown. His name is a combination of the ancient figure Spartacus and the word sport, which represents his athleticism. Sportacus humbly describes himself as a “slightly above-average hero”, though his friends have a higher opinion of him, calling him a “superhero”

We sold this hard to find Lazy Town classic in 2013 for £50 plus post and packing costs to the USA