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Golden Apple 1999 Yo-Yo newsletters
Exhibit #3973
Date1999
OwnerRick Brough
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Golden Apple newsletters from 1999. Golden Apple Comics was a pop-culture institution in Southern California started by Bill Liebowitz. In the late 1990s, during the yo-yo boom, Golden Apple Yo-Yo Corps was formed out of Golden Apple Comics. On the first Sunday of every month, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. the 7711 Melrose Avenue Golden Apple store hosted yo-yo instruction and exhibitions. The store also created a short-lived newsletter. The newsletters are now a wonderful window into the activity and excitement that existed during the boom. They also provide a snapshot of the final few years in which fixed axle yo-yos were still the mainstay of play and string tricks.

See also Yo-yos spin back in vogue - New generation is finding joy in a toy from the past

To see the full newsletters...
DOWNLOAD PDF of Volume 1, Issue 1 from January 1999 (1.31 MB)
DOWNLOAD PDF of Volume 1, Issue 2 from February 1999 (2.20 MB)
DOWNLOAD PDF of Volume 1, Issue 3 from May 1999 (2.48 MB)
 

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