Royal Thunderbird Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This wooden "Thunderbird" model yo-yo was made by the Royal Tops Manufacturing Company in 1962. It features Royal's crown and chevron logo. The yo-yo is in a blister pack that reads “Precision designed by the original Filipino yo-yo experts to rigid tournament specifications,” and “Be a Champion…and win a Prize!” Eight different tricks are listed on the back of the card.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
date made
1962
maker
Royal Tops Manufacturing Co.
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
wood (overall material)
plastic (packaging material)
string (part material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 17.145 cm x 10.795 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
2007.0158.01
accession number
2007.0158
catalog number
2007.0158.01
subject
Children
Sports and Recreation, general
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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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