Duncan Jeweled Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This type of wooden one-piece yo-yo was produced by the Duncan Toys Company from 1953 through the 1960s. It is white with four rhinestones embedded in each half. The stamped seal reads “Duncan Jeweled Tournament Yo-Yo, Tops.” The Duncan Jeweled was one of the best-selling yo-yos after World War II, inspiring other brands to produce their own jeweled examples.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
maker
Duncan
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 cm x 5.5 cm; x 1 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in
ID Number
2002.0246.22
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.22
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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