What to Consider When Shopping for Yo-Yos

Whether you are a kid or just a kid at heart, eBay has a great selection of cool yo-yos for sale to appeal to your playful side. Before you choose one for yourself, there are some things you will want to know about buying these toys online.

Which types of yo-yo can you buy on eBay?

eBay's varied assortment includes several varieties from Duncan and Russell Spinner. You can also find assorted yo-yos from well-known brands like Marx Toys, Yomega, ILYY, Lumar, YoYoFactory, MAGICYOYO, Super Spinner, KATANA, BNib, and SPYY.

Choose from Yomega varieties like the Fireball, Firestorm, X-Brain, Saber Wing, and Raider. Fans of Duncan have the ProYo, Wheels, Hayabusa, Reflex, and other models from which to choose. If you are partial to ILYY, you can make your selection from styles that include the Fury, E1NS, Liopleurodon, and Sakura. YoYoFactory offerings include the Velocity 2.0, Ten Trick, and FAST 201.

eBay also lists an assortment of kids' toys that you can personalise to give for a birthday or another special occasion. This type of yo-yo is often made of wood, but may also be made of metal or plastic. The plastic varieties are frequently fluorescent. Most kids' versions come in sizes medium and large, and the medium will usually fit comfortably in a child's palm.

What to look for in a yo-yo

Yo-yos come in a vast variety of styles. Before you make your purchase, there are some specific design options that you will want to consider.

  • Materials: Yo-yos can be made of plastic, metal, or wood. Aluminium is the most common metal that is used to make these toys.
  • Size: The options are small, medium, and large. See the manufacturer site for details.
  • Designs: Geometric shapes are the most common patterns. A yo-yo might also feature a brand name or logo, movie character, or animal pattern.
  • Type: Yo-yos can be designed primarily as children's toys or might be intended for a wider range of ages. There are also competition models that are intended for use by tournament participants.
Does eBay have collectable yo-yos for sale?

eBay's varied selection includes vintage and collectable yo-yos from well-known brands. Find a Duncan Imperial yo-yo vintage treasure, a rare Microsoft collectable yo-yo, or a vintage original yo-yo Spinner. Other choices might include a vintage Lumar 34, a Next Light Up by BNib, or a collectable SPYY Pistolero.

Choose a vintage Snickers yo-yo or branded collectables from favourites like Cherry Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola, Avengers, Spider Man, Captain America, and Ghostbusters.