Duncan Yo-Yo Champion Trophy

Description (Brief)
This trophy was awarded during Yo-Yo Contests during the 1950s. The trophy is a solid brass statuette of Duncan Toys Company mascot "Mr. Yo-Yo" atop a wooden base. The plaque reads “A Good Sport Always Wins, Genuine Duncan Yo-Yo Champion." Duncan held a variety of contests in conjunction with newspapers, retailers and other firms during this periods to generate publicity and interest in the sport.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
statuette
Date made
1950s
maker
Duncan
Physical Description
wood (base material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 cm x 7.5 cm x 6.5 cm; 6 5/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 2 9/16 in
ID Number
2002.0246.64
accession number
2002.0246
catalog number
2002.0246.64
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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