The Levitron - a spin stabilized floating magnetic top


The Levitron - made by Fascinations, Seattle,WA 98148 U.S. Patent # 5,404,062 This wood base Levitron was sold by The Nature Company. Some newer versions have a plastic base.

Links:

Spin stabilized magnetic levitation (UCLA)
Fascinations
Levitron.com (Fascinations)

Magnetic Levitation - Science is Fun