JR21 Thunderbird 1 Friction

 

 

 

This was the smaller version of Thunderbird 1.

 

It featured:

 

FRICTION MOTOR

 

VARIABLE WING MOVEMENT the wings can be manually maneuvered into the in or out position.

 

This toy came in 2 different colour schemes:

Grey fuselage & tail fins, pale blue base & wings - top picture below.

Pale blue fuselage & tail fins, grey base & wings - bottom picture below.

All had red nose cone & wheels.

The box originally came with one packing piece, at the tail end, to hold the toy in place.

 

Original price 8/11, then 7/11, reducing to 6/11 in 1967.

 

 

JR21 FRICTION MOTOR THUNDERBIRD 1. Page copyright www.thunderbirdsvintagetoys.co.uk