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Royal Tournament - No. 409
Exhibit #2000
TypeProduction
ShapeStandard (-)
AxleFixed
FinishPainted
ColorBlue/white
PackagingBubble Carded
ResponseNone
GapFixed
Condition9
Date1960
To1965
OwnerRick Brough
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Royal wooden Tournament Yo-Yo Top is nearly identical to their Master - No. 59 model except that the model in this exhibit has a different name, price, and model number, and the yo-yo is blue with a white stripe. Same five point crown with chevron image below it as that found on the No. 59, too.

While the yo-yo is still sealed on the card, the decal is unusuallly flawed in numerous spots. A mint yo-yo that is not quite mint!

Notice the blacked out portion on the card, below the model name. The text said, "HI-IMPACT PLASTIC".

The card is pre-printed with a price of 49 cents. Many Royal cards from this same time period had a pre-printed price that was identical to the yo-yo's model number. However, the model number in this exhibit -- “No. 409“ -- did not quite match the pre-print price. It suggests that the model number may have been a printing mistake and should actually have been No. 49.

See the following exhibits and notice the identical model number and pre-printed price:
Royal - Tournament, No. 409, 49¢ US
Royal - Tournament, No. 409, 49¢ US
Royal - Master, No. 59, 59¢ US
Royal - Standard, No. 69, 69¢ US
Royal - Monarch, No. 100, $1.00 US
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