Playmaxx Smothers Brothers Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This plastic "Smothers Brothers" yo-yo was made by Playmaxx, Inc. in the 1990s. It has indented flat sides and a blue plastic design. Clear removable plastic disc seals on both sides. One side features a line portrait and the other a silhouette of the two performers. The Smothers Brothers were a comedy variety act who parlayed their song “Yo-yo Man” into a successful instructional video and yo-yo line.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
Date made
1990s
maker
Playmaxx
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 cm x 5.5 cm; x 1 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in
ID Number
2002.0246.27
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.27
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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