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Tennis racquet and press

From the Collection of Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum 151 Melbourne St, Mulwala NSW

Description
Racquet - wooden frame, gut strings all intact, leather grip
Racquet press - wooden frame with metal spring attachment on each side that can be tightened. Regular tetrahedral shape
Size
Racquet - shaft 7 0 cm long, oval head 23 cm x 30 cm, Press - 24 cm x 22 cm x 19 cm
Object Registration
2906
When Made
1960’s
Inscriptions & Markings
Racquet - on shaft both sides Gray’s of Cambridge. Made in England by Gray’s. Cambridge craftsmen, symbol of a shield on front under the head, on back under the head symbol G
Press - Dunlop Matchmaster on both sides
Last updated
7 Jan 2018 at 3:10PM