Duncan Rainbo Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This Duncan steel yo-yo was manufactured by the Cayo Manufacturing Company in 1934. It has flat black sides with a black and white stripe design around the edges. There is a red, yellow and blue internal, metallic spinning disc that can be seen through small cut out windows in the sides. The decal reads “Genuine Duncan Rainbo Yo-Yo, Trade Mark Reg. USA.” The Duncan Toys Company contracted its metal yo-yos to the Cayo Manufacturing Company until World War II.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
Date made
1934
maker
Duncan
Cayo Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 cm x 6 cm; x 1 3/16 in x 2 3/8 in
Place Made
United States
ID Number
2002.0246.02
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.02
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Yo-Yos
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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