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Racquet

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

Description
A Frank Sugg 'Court' tennis racquet with solid convex throat, and fine-grooved handle with fish-tail butt. Model and manufacturer's names impressed across the throat and along the shaft on the obverse, respectively. A circular cavity across the throat on the reverse may have contained a medallion featuring manufacturer's details, similar to the decal situated immediately below. It reads: RES[TR]UNG/FRANK SUGG LTD./LOR[D S]T. LIVERPO[OL]/S[H]EF[F]IE[L]D/.../C[ARD]IFF. Materials: Wood, Lacquer, Glue, Metal, Gut, Ink
Object Registration
2008.2678
Keywords
tennis
When Made
Circa 1905
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM