The year was 2007, and YoYo Factory was becoming a legend.
They begin an initiative called Project Red Alert, which you can read about here: https://sites.google.com/site/benjaminmcphee/home
June 6th 2007, YYF released the G5 Elite, with a count of 75.
If you would like to own a piece of yo-yo history, look below.
There are two scratches, as shown in the second picture. Other than that, there is nothing wrong with this yo-yo. I think I only ever threw it once, then boxed it.
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