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
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
Credit Line
Gift of Stuart F. Crump
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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