Maker and Role
Wow Wee Limited, Manufacturer
Plastic robotic replica of a chimpanzee's head and shoulders; comes with remote control for user to operate. Chimpanzee has eyes and mouth open, long dark synthetic hair, dark brown torso and head is coloured in shades of brown and pink. Inside original plastic and cardboard packaging- plastic strapping holds it in place within packaging, cardboard base and outer with clear plastic window for display. Robot has four distinctive moods- happy, fearful, curious, angry. Slogan for marketing is "The first electronic home entertainment product based on the principles of Hollywood Special Effects!" and "CHIMPANZEE. SO REAL, IT'S UNREAL!" Recommended for children above 8 years. Battery powered. Invented by Mark Tilden
Signature/Marks and Type
Wowwee / Alive TM / Item #9001 / Chimpanzee / So real, it's unreal! / Battery requirements: 4 x 1.5V "D" Size Batteries (not included) or D.C. 6V (3.5 amp output) adaptor (if included) (Chimpanzee) 1 x "9V" Battery (not included) (Remote Controller) Printed
Wow Wee Limited. Toy [Robotic Chimpanzee Head], 2006.320. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).