Duncan Litening Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This wooden yo-yo was made by the Duncan Toys company from 1956-1959. The overall crackle design was created through a double-coat painting process. The sticker reads “Duncan ‘Litening’ Yo-Yo Top”. This was one of the first yo-yos to be packaged and sold upon a blister card.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
Date made
1950s
maker
Duncan
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 cm x 6 cm; x 1 3/16 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
2002.0246.15
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.15
subject
Sports & Leisure
Yo-Yos
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Yo-Yos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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