Hummingbird Operation Desert Storm Yo-Yo

Description (Brief)
This light brown wooden yo-yo was made by the Hummingbird Toy Company around 1990-1991. One side is engraved with the text “Operation Desert Storm/ Saudi Arabia.“ The reverse side features the Hummingbird Toy Company logo. At the time of the conflict, whenever this type of yo-yo was purchased a free one was sent to an American serviceman in the Middle East.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
yo-yo
maker
Hummingbird
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
string (part material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2.25 cm; 3.81 cm x 7/8 in
ID Number
2007.0158.10
accession number
2007.0158
catalog number
2007.0158.10
subject
Children
Sports and Recreation, general
Sports & Leisure
Yo-Yos
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Yo-Yos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Stuart F. Crump
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