Hop 66

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Acquired in 2003 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Ledraplastic s.p.a
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
MoC
credit
Given by The Hill Toy Company Ltd
date_end
2002-12-31
date_start
2002-01-01
date_text
2002 (manufactured)
descriptive_line
A blue boxed spacehopper made in Italy in 2002
dimensions
Diameter: 66 cm, Circumference: 207 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
105443
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T02:40:56.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T02:40:56.000Z
latitude
42.502998
location
In Storage
longitude
12.57341
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Synthetic resin
museum_number
B.20:1 to 3-2003
museum_number_token
b202003
object_number
O85681
object_type
Spacehopper
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
A large blue gymnastic ball known as a spacehopper. It has a handle on the top of the ball and has the words Hop 66 written in large writting on the face of the ball. Also with its original box and leaflet.
place
Italy
primary_image_id
production_note
production_type
Mass produced
public_access_description
The ‘spacehopper’ was originally called ‘Pon Pon’ and was invented in 1963 by Aquilino Cosani, co-owner of the Italian company Ledraplastic. This innovative ball was designed for use in play and exercise. Originally, it had a rigid handle for children to grip while bouncing along. The design was improved in the 1980s by the creation of a handle in a new softer vinyl material, which made the ball safer. The new design was named ‘HOP’.
related_museum_numbers
rights
2
shape
site_code
slug
hop-66-spacehopper-ledraplastic-spa
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
Hop 66
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
2002
year_start
2002