November 5, 2011

Ricky Rivets Prepares to Blast Off

Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you "Ricky Rivets" the robot. This Halloween my very own Junior is modelling a very vintage trick-or-treating costume, which I happened to win off of eBay earlier this year. And its a perfect fit! "Ricky" is a Collegeville Costume product which from the styling looks typically early 1950's. Junior also models to suit as an optional space ranger uniform. The red "Rocket Patrol Space Police" cap with rotating propellor (for providing maximum thrust during police hover craft chases) is another vintage find. It came from a local antique shop, still with it's original price tag of only 15 cents attached.

I could be slightly biased, but doesn't the little man look all spiffy in his improvised uniform? Enough to make any space commanding Pop proud!

(My apologies for this post coming to you a tad bit late for the holiday.... but better late than never)


Amber Von Felts said...

I LOVE the laser shot pic. With the items in the background and having the pics in B&W you really can't tell what time period these came from. Now that is cool!

Space Commander said...

Thanks Amber! That up-close one is my fave too.

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