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Toys and Games ➔ Solar X-8 NASA Space Rocket

Identifier:
2018.25.102
Description:
The battery Powered Solar X-8 NASA Space Rocket was manufactured by Nomura Toys of Japan.  The silver-blue/red/yellow tinplate body has folding blue plastic wings, landing gear and lights.  The front and back lights go on when batteries are installed. The silver arm will lift the toy upwards.  Box not included.
Date:
circa 1960
Source:
Museum Purchase
Currently:
On Exhibit
Links:
https://www.historytoy.com/company-story-firm-chronicle-description-corporate-history-profile-Nomura-Toys
Exhibits/Programs
Toys! (2018 – 2019)
The Grand Rapids Public Museum will present an interactive, multi-generational exhibition of toys and games sure to rekindle childhood memories and spark the creation of new ones.  This GRPM original exhibit will feature toys and games from the museum’s collections in meticulously crafted displays representing childhood in different eras.

Toys! (2018 – 2019)
The Grand Rapids Public Museum will present an interactive, multi-generational exhibition of toys and games sure to rekindle childhood memories and spark the creation of new ones.  This GRPM original exhibit will feature toys and games from the museum’s collections in meticulously crafted displays representing childhood in different eras.
Maker/Donor
Nomura Toys