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Lost in Space Switch 'N Go

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Lost in Space Switch 'N Go
This is the store version of this toy which comes in an illustrated box. A Sears exclusive version came in a plain cardboard shipping box. Mattel, 1966 Space Productions Inc. 19.75x20x8.25" deep box contains near complete set, missing only flying wire, one yellow connector, and Bloop figure. Box has obvious scattered wear and aging to bare cardboard section. Wear is most notable to the side flaps of the box, which have creases and small tears. VG/Fine overall. Main item is large styrofoam "Jupiter 2" two-piece spaceship 18" in dia. by 7.5" tall w/labels neatly applied at appropriate spots. Spaceship shows scattered wear/aging. Fine/VF. Next is 7.5" long hard plastic chariot. Working and complete w/radar, missile and suitcases. Has eight of nine plastic figures - Robot, Will, Maureen, Professor John (w/rocket pack), Penny, Don, Judy and Dr. Smith. Chariot has 1.25" piece out of clear plastic top at back along w/two 2" cracks and .5" piece missing. Good/VG. Figures are Exc. Set comes w/cardboard targets and backdrop scenery. These pieces show lt. scattered wear from use. Fine/VF. Remaining items include track, switches, connectors, joiners and plugs. Set shows some wear from use and includes detailed instruction booklet. This is folded in half and has cover wear. Fine. An exceptional toy and a rare "Lost In Space" item.

Hakes Americana and Collectibles Auction #212 - Part II
Sold for $885.50 (includes 15% Buyer's Premium) on 17 July 2014
http://www.hakes.com/item.asp?Auction=212&ItemNo=132270

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