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Racquet

From the Collection of Tennis Australia Melbourne Park Olympic Boulevard Melbourne Park Melbourne Victoria

Description
An R.M. Co. (or M.R. Co.) West End flat top tennis racquet, with solid concave throat, and fine-grooved handle. Manufacturer and model details on throat on obverse, and seem to be a very early use of decal and laminated framing. Impressed inscription: ORIENTAL GUT, along right side of shaft implies silk was used for racquet strings. Materials: Wood, Lacquer, Glue, Metal, Silk, Ink
Object Registration
2008.2629
Keywords
tennis
When Made
Circa 1885
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM