Vintage Donald F Duncan Yo Yo Rare HTF Jewlery Box WOW

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 10, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
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Donald F Dunan Jewlery Box

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Sweet Banana Dreams

This is an amazing piece and I have never found anything like it before. The condition of it is very very worn unfortuantly but it is still such a unique piece I am hoping someone would enjoy adding it to their collection. This peice measures 8 1/4" long by 3 1/2" high by 4 1/2" wide. It features a piece of artwork on the lid which is extremly unique. I tried and tried to find out who the artist was but was unable to pinpoint it because I cannot make out the entire name. I can read either Boris or Doris and the last name looks like Ricoew? I cannot tell. On the bottom of the box is stamped Donald F Duncan Wood Novelties Chicago for those who are not familiar is some info on the very famous Donald F Duncan SR

Donald F. Duncan, Sr. ( June 6 , 1892 - May 15 , 1971 ) was an American entrepreneur and inventor who is most commonly associated with Yo-yos ; the commercial success they enjoyed during the 20th century in the United States , and subsequently throughout the world, was due largely to his marketing efforts.

Duncan is often miscredited with invention of the yo-yo. In fact, he never even held a patent on the toy, although the name Yo-yo was a trademark
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