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Fli-Back Style 55 Champion
Exhibit #2615
ShapeStandard (-)
AxleFixed String
PackagingPoly Bagged with Card
ConstructionThree piece wood
ConditionMint in Package
OwnerRick Brough

A basic, three piece beginner-sized wooden yo-yo, two in a package, for 29 cents. The copyright on the header card says 1959. Sold in the late 50s and early 60s.

No where on the packaging or the yo-yos is the word "yo-yo" used; only "Return Top".

At the time this model of yo-yo came out, Fli-Back was based in High Point, North Carolina. The company would eventually be sold in the late 60s to Ohio Art Company in Bryan, Ohio, maker of the Etch-A-Sketch, among other toys.
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