Duncan Butterfly Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This orange plastic “Duncan Butterfly” yo-yo was made Flambeau Products in the late 1990s. The Duncan Toys Company lost its trademark for the term “yo-yo” in 1965. The legal costs of the decision forced the company into bankruptcy. Flambeau, who had been making plastic yo-yos for Duncan since 1955, bought Duncan's name in 1968.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
Date made
1990s
maker
Duncan
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3.5 cm x 5.5 cm; x 1 3/8 in x 2 3/16 in
ID Number
2002.0246.44
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.44
subject
Sports & Leisure
Yo-Yos
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Yo-Yos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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