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
Date made
1934
maker
Duncan
Cayo Manufacturing Company
Place Made
United States
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 cm x 6 cm; x 1 3/16 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
2002.0246.02
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.02
Credit Line
Donald F. Duncan, Jr.
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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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