Toy, Spaceship


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This cast alloy toy spaceship dates from the 1930s or '40s. Its design evokes the "streamline moderne" style of the day, which was also incorporated into fictional spaceship designs in comic strip space adventures such as Buck Rogers or Flash Gordon.

Collector Michael O'Harro gave this toy to the Museum in 1993.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Gift of Michael O'Harro

Country of Origin

United States of America


Overall, cast alloy


3-D: 9.3 × 3 × 4cm (3 11/16 × 1 3/16 × 1 9/16 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


MODELS-Science Fiction