Duncan Genuine Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This wooden yo-yo was made by the Duncan Toys Company in the 1930s. It has a green design with a broad red stripe. The seal reads “Genuine Duncan Yo-Yo, Reg. US Pat.” This was an early version of the Duncan Genuine Yo-Yo, produced soon after Donald Duncan bought the trademark term “yo-yo” from inventor Pedro Flores. This yo-yo's seal is reminiscent of the one used by Flores.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
Date made
1930s
maker
Duncan
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm x 5.5 cm; x in x 2 3/16 in
ID Number
2002.0246.17
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.17
subject
Yo-Yos
Sports & Leisure
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Yo-Yos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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