Duncan Bowling Ball Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This plastic yo-yo was made by the Duncan Toys Company in the 1960s. Resembling a black bowling ball, it was made as a promotion for Amflite’s bowling line. It was one of the last lines Duncan produced before it was bought by Flambeau Products Corp. in 1968. The success of the bowling ball model prompted Duncan to create an entire "Sportsline" series of yo-yos imitating balls from various sports.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
Date made
1960s
maker
Duncan
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 cm; x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
2002.0246.48
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.48
subject
Yo-Yos
Sports & Leisure
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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