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Vintage Duncan Tournament Yo-Yo - Super model - Excellent Cond 50s -VF5-10

Vintage Duncan Tournament Yo-Yo - Super model - Excellent Cond 50s -VF5-10

$ 39.99

(NOTE: There are replicas of this Yo-Yo being sold as originals on ebay, Look for the tiny registration mark (®) under the dash in yo-yo to determine if it is original or a copy.)

This is the Duncan Super Tournament Return Top Yo-Yo in very rare, excellent condition.

Notice the word "Tops" within the circle. Later version had the word "Tops" in a broken circle.

One piece wooden Yo-Yo with Gold Leaf stamp, dark blue with white stripe.
Very hard to find this yo-yo, or any yo-yo this age, in such great condition. Paint is excellent condition, with one minor scratch on the back, it's small and really doesn't show up in pic. The stamp is in great condition.

This is a serious collector's dream yo-yo.

There have been many version of this Yo-Yo over the years, this one was made until mid 60s. Note the registration mark under the dash between the Yo and Yo.*

*Duncan had a famous lawsuit with Royal Yo-Yos over the use of the word Yo-Yo. Duncan contended that Yo-Yo was their trademarked name for the generic toy called a Return Top. Royal argued that Yo-Yo was the name of the toy and that Duncan couldn't trademark it. Royal Prevailed in the early 60s and after that time Duncan stopped using the trademark registration mark (⌐
on the word Yo-Yo. Many Duncan Yo-Yos before that time will have the registration mark below the dash in Yo-Yo. This is helpful in dating vintage Duncan Yo-Yos and identifying genuine and fake vintage yo-yos.

*All of YoYoSam's Vintage Yo-Yos have been checked by a knowledgeable yo-yo collector for accuracy and authenticity. They are guaranteed to be genuine. Beware of fakes and inaccurate descriptions.

*Thanks to Lucky Meisenheimer for providing information on this yo-yo and many others in his book, Lucky's Guide to 20th Century Yo-Yos. The most comprehensive Yo-Yo collectors book ever written.

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