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Patch:Silver Award Duncan Spinning Top

ca. 1965

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play

Duncan Toys Company is most famous for its line of yo-yos. The firm also manufactures spinning tops. These are the basic, string-wound tops. Players wind and then "throw" the tops off the end of their strings, creating a spin. Duncan apparently sponsored spinning top contests around the middle of the twentieth century. the firm awarded patches to winners of these events.

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  • Title: Patch:Silver Award Duncan Spinning Top
  • Date Created: ca. 1965
  • Subject Keywords: Duncan Toys Co., top
  • Type: Yo-yos and Tops
  • Medium: fabric
  • Object ID: 116.335.2

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