SHANGHAI TRIP – TOY DESIGNER HUNTING 14-27 January 2008 (Part 1)

This is my 1st journey to Shanghai in 2008. Again, this is also my another fruitful trip as I finally found out who is the toy designer and the box artist behind the SPACE TANK, one of the popular toy in USA and the only robot toy made in China in 60s. 🙂


This is the SPACE TANK which was designed in 1964, by who???


He is the designer from Shanghai No.1 Toy factory who designed the above toy tank. His name is Wu Jun and was born in 1933.


He is the packaging designer for the above toy tank and he’s from Shanghai No.1 Toy factory too. His name is Xie Ge and was born in 1946.


Mr Xie’s working pass of Shanghai No.1 Toy Factory in 1988.


This is another toy which designed by Mr Wu, this toy is using back the same body of the SPACE TANK.



  1. Thanks for searching the forgotten heroes behind the toys. The toy designers look younger than their age, maybe they are young at heart, always trying to explore interesting things.

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