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    Posted 10 years ago

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    I purchased this Japanese 1950's or 60's "Moon Car" several years ago. It is battery operated and was made by Nomura in Japan. Unfortunately it doesn't work. I was going to have it restored but the cost was $1,500.00 to $2,500.00 or more depending on the level of restoration by a pro. Still, it is cool even in its current, and likely to remain that way, condition. At least now it is out of a damp garage and in an air-conditioned home.

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    1. MsDowAntiques MsDowAntiques, 10 years ago
      Cool! Here's a toy catalog page photo that shows your Moon Space Ship -

      One sold at Christies, 2005, with box, for $2,472 --
    2. Dave68 Dave68, 10 years ago
      MsDowAntiques, you are a keen observer! The catalog page photo is terrific. I hadn't seen it before. If only my moon car was minty with the box - good grief check out this link - Thank You so much for taking time to share your research.
    3. MsDowAntiques MsDowAntiques, 10 years ago
      Hi Dave -- wow-- that MOON PATROL car sold on ebay for $12,000! It is awesome -- I love the little planet/globe -- and it had the box, and the astronaut/driver. It is amazing the variations they made with the same basic car/body.

    4. modernscavenger modernscavenger, 9 years ago
      This is incredible and I can definitely see why the high price tag. Now, someone needs to repro it somehow! :)
    5. moondog2, 6 years ago
      I have a very nice moon car in the original box,excellent condition ...just the globe has a crack in it.Any offers on it?

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