Duncan Shrieking Sonic Satellite Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This wooden yo-yo was made by the Duncan Toys Company in the 1960s. It is displayed on a white, teal, and black display card. The yo-yo has rounded sides with a red glitter and white rims. There are holes through both rims that creates a whistling sound when spun. This model was part of Duncan’s "Satellite" line, inspired by the era's space race.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1960s
maker
Duncan
Place Made
United States: Wisconsin, Luck
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
plastic (display card material)
Measurements
overall: 13 cm x 12 cm x 5 cm; 5 1/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 1 15/16 in
ID Number
2002.0246.50
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.50
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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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