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Toy vehicle - Stargard Flight Buggy

Stargard Flight Buggy

  • Object:

    Toy vehicle

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1981-1982 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Britains Ltd (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Injection-moulded plastic, printed card, painted die-cast metal

  • Museum number:

    B.221:1 to 2-2016

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Boxed toy vehicle, made from red and yellow injection-moulded plastic, with a transparent plastic cockpit canopy. The vehicle has four red wheels, it can be converted from a larger, bubble-canopied enclosed 'Flight Buggy' to a smaller 'Lunar Buggy'. Inside the cockpit is seated a a femal space warrior made from yellow plastic, with long, white-painted hair and a pink face. All is enclosed within a printed card box. On the reverse is printed photographic images of some of the other toys available in the Britain's 'Space' range, on the bottom are instructions to transform the toy.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (manufactured)

Date

1981-1982 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Britains Ltd (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Injection-moulded plastic, printed card, painted die-cast metal

Dimensions

Height: 11 cm box, Width: 14.3 cm box

Object history note

Part of the Edward Castle collection.

Descriptive line

Stargard, Flight Buggy; Metal, die cast, English, Britains, 1981-1982

Materials

Plastic; Paper; Metal

Techniques

Injection-moulding; Printing; Painting

Subjects depicted

Vehicles; Astronauts

Categories

Plastic; Toy vehicles

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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