Duncan Tournament Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This yellow, wooden "Duncan Tournament" yo-yo was made by the Duncan Toys Company frin around 1960-1965. Known as a “crossed flags” model, it is the last iteration of Duncan's "Tournament" line in wood. It is mounted on a display card featuring an image of the mascot “Mr. Yo-Yo” and the slogan “If it isn't Duncan it isn't Yo-Yo.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
Date made
1960s
maker
Duncan
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paper (display card material)
Measurements
overall: 12 cm x 13 cm x 4 cm; 4 3/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 9/16 in
Place Made
United States: Wisconsin, Luck
ID Number
2002.0246.49
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.49
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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