Sites of Interest
National Yo-Yo Museum
Junior Instructor, ver. 1
50 mm tall
This version 1 instructor felt patch likely came out in the mid 1930s to early 1940s. It was typically sewn onto an award sweater vest as seen in this photograph of
three "99" Cheerio champions
, or onto a
Cheerio-branded cap similar to the one seen in this exhibit
Made of thick red felt with blue and white stitching.
Compare with the
Cheerio Junior Instructor patch, version 2
"99" was the name of Cheerio's popular yo-yo model
in the 30s and 40s.
2005-2017 © David W. Hall & Grahame Wright