Updated: January 10, 2016|
These Remco Ray guns was reused in all of Irwin Allen TV show toys. This gun was also used
in the classic TV show "Star Trek" and several other sci-Fi toys in the 1960's. Remco just
changed the logo stickers on the toy. Also, different color combination of the ray gun was
On the heels of their successful walkie-talkie ventures (1957), Remco released their
Electronic Space Gun (1958) using many of the same principles. Killer packaging, basic play
patterns, and plastic, plastic, and more plastic! As little more than a glorified flashlight,
Electronic Space Gun boasts an underwhelming array of features. Changeable-gel illumination
accompanied by clicking sounds when the light switch/trigger is pulled. Not exciting enough
for you? Then try the package's claims.
Powerful color rays, high speed atom chamber, televideo sights. Made from mold-in-color
plastic, Remco's Space Gun has rather pedestrian design, but comes packaged in a stellar box
complete with child-at-play artwork, a planet-filled night sky, and a futuristic city. Buy
it for the box, but even loose, Remco's Electronic Space Gun provides good contrast to some
truly innovative toy ray gun designs of the same period - those created by Japanese tin-litho
Value: (Complete with Box) $700. (Loose in excellent Condition) $300.