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
Object Name
yo-yo
Date made
1960s
maker
Duncan
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
Place Made
United States: Wisconsin, Luck
ID Number
2002.0246.50
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.50
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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