Goody Filipino Twirler

Description (Brief)
This wooden yo-yo was made by the Goody Manufacturing Company in the 1950s-1960s. Goody was a main competitor of the Duncan Toys Co. who had trademarked term “yo-yo.” Instead, Goody called their products “Filipino Twirlers,” in reference to the toys' presumed Filipino origins.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
Date made
1950s-1960s
maker
Goody
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 cm x 5.5 cm; x 1 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
2002.0246.16
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.16
subject
Yo-Yos
Sports & Leisure
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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