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Racquet

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

Description
A 13 1/2 inch head, wooden racquet. Inscription across neck and stem of obverse: DREADNOUGHT/DRIVER/.../LEE/CUSTOM BUILT. Inscription across neck and stem of reverse: HARRY C. LEE & CO/NEW YORK/DREADNOUGHT/DRIVER/.../POWER/MODEL. A sticker with orange text adhered onto neck of obverse reads:STRUNG WITH/DU PONT/NYLON. The butt cap is missing - instead, the bare butt is painted white, upon which is handwritten: SIMON E./BRUCE. Materials: Wood, Leather, Nylon, Glue, Lacquer, Ink, String, Paint
Size
68.5 x 23 x 4cm
Object Registration
2008.1868
Keywords
tennis
When Made
Circa 1930
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM