Genuine Tournament Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This plastic yo-yo was manufactured by the Duncan Toys Company in the 1950s. It is solid yellow with a hot-stamped golden seal reading “Genuine Tournament Yo-Yo, U.S. Patent, Duncan Tops.” This was one of Duncan’s first attempts at making a standard plastic yo-yo after years of production in wood.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1950s
maker
Duncan
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
2002.0246.30
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.30
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Yo-Yos
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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