This gyroscope appears to have first been produced in 1911 although 1917 is often quoted. Originally it was made by as a Hurst manufacturing and later made by Chandler manufacturing, under the name of Chandler gyroscope. In the first half of the 20th century they were widely found in the five and dime stores across America. In 1982 the product was purchased by Tedco. The look has remained unchanged and has been a classic educational toy for generations. It continues to fascinate young and old alike with its mysterious force that seems to defy gravity. Whether you just want to have hours of fun with it just as a toy or whether you want to learn more about science of gyroscopes. With each gyroscope you get, the Gyroscope, Pedestal, Pull string ,Clear plastic cube to store and display your gyroscope, Complete set of instructions. Note: Some people notice a small break in one of the outer rings. It is a butt joint, where the two ends butted together. It serves two purposes, it aids assembly and also allows for a minor degree of adjustment. The design is basically about 100 years old now. Please be aware that the butt joint does not mean it has been used, damaged or is broken.
Classic toy gyroscope
Complete with pedestal/tower/stand
Comes with FREE pull string
Clear plastic cube to store and display the gyroscope
Complete set of English instructions