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Lop Sided Lawn Tennis Racket


Category: Tennis and Racquet sports - Antique

Subcategory: Rackets

Antique Lopsided Charles Ward Lawn Tennis Racket.
A rare, early lopsided (tilt head) lawn tennis racquet in good original condition by Chas. Ward, Heckmondwike, Yorkshire. The ash frame is in very good condition. The convex wedge stamped with the maker's details. The original period thick gut stringing is in very good condition. It also has seven rows of trebling to the top and three on the bottom. The grip is made up of the ash frame, applied cedar wood fascia strips finished with a leather butt strip. A fine racket of good size and weight.

  • Year: Circa 1880's
  • Period: 1850-1899

  • Dimensions:
    H 67.5cm x W 21cm x D 3cm
    H 26½" x W 8¼" x D 1"

  • Medium: Ash
  • Condition: Original & excellent
  • Reference Number: 26767