Paige: I like the idea of our little creature, Fitz, having a weapon to compensate for his lack of ability to fight. And it would be comedic to see such a cute harmless creature take on a weapon like that.
This toy ray gun was made by space-toy manufacturer Pyro Plastics Corporation of New Jersey and sold as the Pyrotomic Disintegrator Pistol during the 50s. Invented by Grover C. Schaible, the patent application was filed in 1952
"Sky Captain Ray Gun. Replica of the ray gun used in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, made by the guy who created the prop for the movie. It cost far too much, but it makes me deleriously happy."