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Racquet

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

Description
A cream, orange, yellow and brown enamel painted wooden racquet with fibreglass strip around outside of head. Black panther emblem features across throat, on both sides, and butt cap. Inscription, from head to handle, on both sides: .../SLAZENGER CHALLENGE/FINEST QUALITY IMPORTED TIMBER/SMOOTH. Inscription along right side of stem: EXCLUSIVELY CHOSEN BY THE WINNERS OF THE WORLD'S MAJOR FOUR TITLES/* KEN ROSEWALL * JOHN NEWCOMBE * MARGARET COURT. Materials: Wood, Gut, Metal, Glue, Lacquer, Leather, Ink, Ribbon, Plastic, Paint, Adhesive tape, Fibreglass
Object Registration
2008.2079
Keywords
tennis
When Made
Circa 1969
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM