Japanese firm Modern Toys, also known as Masudaya, made a remote controlled Radicon Robot, Radicon Bus and Radicon Speedboat in the 1950s.

Highly collectible toys.

Radicon bus (is said to be the world's first radio remote control toy):

Radicon value and price guide

What's your 'Radicon' worth? Here are some recently sold items (Canada).

Picture Title Date Sold for
Modern Toys Masudaya Japan Bus First Rc Modern Toys Masudaya Japan Bus First Rc 09/2019 C $727.12
1960 S Remote Control M 35 Tank W Box 1960 S Remote Control M 35 Tank W Box 11/2019 C $397.32
David Brown M072236 36 1 Ratio Gear David Brown M072236 36 1 Ratio Gear 09/2019 C $397.34
Masudaya 50 Oldsmobile Remote Battery Op Masudaya 50 Oldsmobile Remote Battery Op 10/2019 C $384.38
New David Brown A051010 Ras 10 1 Ratio New David Brown A051010 Ras 10 1 Ratio 11/2019 C $238.39

See all sold items for more prices.

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Comments (2)
Jerry - July 28, 2013
The Radicon Bus was imported from Japan by the George Borgfeldt Corp., NYC, for whom I worked in sales (1956-1961). I have a mint condition Radicon Bus (never been used) in the original box which is only in fair condition.
Thanks for the info Jerry!
Karen - March 6, 2013
I have this radicom bus. Still in box everything works. Mint condition want to sell
I think the best place to sell and to get the most out of it is on eBay.