Schylling Electra Wind Up Tin Toy

Shylling Electra Robot - Collector Series Limited Edition Tin Toy Shylling Electra Robot - Collector Series Limited Edition Tin Toy


Name/s: Electra
Brand: Schylling
Origin: USA
First sighting: 2000s?
Class: Wind Up Robots
Height: 14cm approx.
Weight: 117g
Materials: Tin plate
Power: Wind up (clockwork)

Primary Functions

  • ‘Pin Walking’ action
  • Swaying Arms

Other Features

  • Adjustable arms
  • Lightning bolt held in right hand
  • Stop/start lever

Pin Walking Action

‘Pin Walking Action’ works using metal pins in the bottom of each foot. As the pins move in and out as well as forward to backward along a slot, they slowly move the robot forward one step at a time. The motion produced is very clunky and robotic; it’s more of a waddle than a walk.

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The Legend of Electra Robot – Schylling Collector Series Tin Toy

Uncover the legend of Electra Robot. A strange fembot robot that arrived on Earth in a giant spaceship holding a lightning bolt in her hand. With curly wire hair and a purple dress she is both ominous and (seemingly) harmless. Electra’s appearance is reminiscent of Rosie the Robot from The Jetsons as well as Maria from the movie “Metropolis”. Electra is a limited edition collector series wind up tin toy robot produced by Schylling. A beautifully detailed clockwork tin robot with pin walking action and swaying arms.

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