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Spinning tops have been around for millennia… originally made out of wood, sometimes with an iron tip, they were set into motion with a coiled rope or string that spun the top when pulled. When I was a kid they were made of tin and had a pump action handle – like the one in the drawing – I loved these so much and remember trying to see how long I could get it to spin for ♥ Nowadays they’re made out of plastic 🙁

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