Round-Up King Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This plastic yo-yo was made by All Western Plastics in Nebraska during the 1950s. It has clear rounded sides and a yellow body, with a photo of movie cowboy Roy Rogers and his horse Trigger on one side. The other side features a printed advertisement for a "King and Queen" top spinner contest. The retail package reads: “It’s smooth and fast, it’s inside walls are slick as glass, no rough wood to catch the string, does all the tricks...its Roundup King.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
Date made
1950s
depicted
Rogers, Roy
maker
All Western Plastics
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 cm x 6 cm; x 1 3/16 in x 2 3/8 in
Place Made
United States: Nebraska, Scottsbluff
ID Number
2002.0246.42
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.42
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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