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Racquet

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

Description
A wooden racquet. Inscription across throat of obverse reads: NARRAGANSETT/FIFTY. Company trademark across stem of obverse: NARRAGANSETT MACHINE CO./.../"LIVE-WOOD"/.../PAWTUCKET, [R.I.] Inscription along the throat of reverse: DRIVER. Company symbol (an arrangement of triangles and squares) in centre of stem of reverse. Company logo 'NMCO STANDARD' is stamped in gold onto red cloth butt cap. Materials: Wood, Glue, Lacquer, Ink, Leather, Metal, String, Gut, Cloth
Size
68.5 x 22 x 4.5cm
Object Registration
2008.1888
Keywords
tennis
When Made
Circa 1925
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM