Puzzling price tag for World’s smallest Rubik Cube

Measuring in at a mere 9.9mm and weighting in at two grams, this ultra-precision plaything is made from aluminium aluminum toy, comes with its own pedestal and small enough to sit on a 1p coin – all this for 198,00 Yen, $1,900 or about £1,480.

 “We sought to create an exact tiny reproduction of a Rubik’s Cube,” said Kensuke Tsuchiya, a University of Tokyo expert on “micro manufacturing” who appears in a promo video for the tiny cube. “Making something that was impossible until now… was fun and exciting.”

Japanese toymaker MegaHouse are taking orders now.

About Peter Jenkinson

Toyologist Pete Jenkinson regularly writes about toys in national newspapers like The Sun and The Mail. This super-dad has an unmatched passion and dedication for trying and testing the latest, coolest and most interesting offerings from the world of toys.

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