Toy, Spaceship

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This cast alloy toy spaceship dates from the 1930s or '40s. Its design evokes the "streamline moderne" style of the day, which was also incorporated into fictional spaceship designs in comic strip space adventures such as Buck Rogers or Flash Gordon.
Collector Michael O'Harro gave this toy to the Museum in 1993.
Credit Line
Gift of Michael O'Harro
Restrictions & Rights
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Inventory Number
Country of Origin
United States of America
Overall, cast alloy
3-D: 9.3 × 3 × 4cm (3 11/16 × 1 3/16 × 1 9/16 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
MODELS-Science Fiction