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Lawn Tennis Racket, The Match


Category: Tennis and Racquet Sports

Subcategory: Rackets

Antique Lawn Tennis Racket, 'The Match'.
An original lawn tennis racket with double central stringing called 'The Match'. It has a good straight ash frame with red horizontal strings and white vertical strings. It is with double central stringing (two strings replaced), three rows of black trebling to the top and two on the bottom. The racket has the original shoulder whipping, a leather butt cap and walnut convex wedge with the racket name in gilt.

  • Year: Circa 1905
  • Period: 1900-1949

  • Dimensions:
    H 68cm x W 23.5cm x D 4cm
    H 26¾" x W 9¼" x D 1½"

  • Medium: Ash
  • Condition: In good condition with 2 replaced vertical strings.
  • Reference Number: 21514