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.

Date Made: 1950s

Maker: Duncan

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Credit Line: Donald F. Duncan, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2002.0246.64Accession Number: 2002.0246Catalog Number: 2002.0246.64

Object Name: statuette

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-36c0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1192025

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