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Hummingbird 2nd place - Silver - 1989
Exhibit #3664
TypeAward
ShapeStandard (-)
AxleFixed
FinishPainted
ColorBlue metallic
PackagingDisplay Boxed
ConstructionThree piece wood
ResponseNone
GapFixed
ConditionMint in Package
Date1989
OwnerRick Brough
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A very hard to find award yo-yo made by Hummingbird from 1989. Came in the standard Hummingbird rainbow counter display box seen in this exhibit.

Maple yo-yo painted in a very subtle sparkle dark blue body, with a silver foil stamp that reads, top to bottom, left to right:

Humingbird [sic] Toy Company
2nd
SILVER
PLACE
AWARD 1989

The company's own name was spelled incorrectly on the stamp of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place award yo-yos. The first place had the same stamp design but in gold foil; the third place also had the same stamp design but in bronze foil.

Because of the misspelling of the company name, these yo-yos were not produced in any significant number. A complete set is especially hard to find now. In 1989, at the Utah State Yo-Yo Championship at Trolley Square in Salt Lake City, Dale Myrberg awarded these 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place yo-yos to the respective winners. The year stamped on these makes them more valuable, as well.

See also BC 2000 Millenium Edition (Millennium was misspelled).
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