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Murton Tennis Press


Category: Tennis and Racquet Sports

Subcategory: General

Murton 'Star' Racket Tennis Press.
A very rare and unusual 'X' frame lawn tennis racket press. The decorative Murton 'Star' Racket tennis press is made from cast iron with four unusual corner fastenings. Each corner having a pivoted threaded clamp with cast attractive detailing, an early shaped racket with a ball. The body of the press is cast with the words 'Star Racket Press Patented, Murton Maker, Newcastle on Tyne'. Murton also produced a wooden lawn tennis racket with the same model name.

  • Year: Ca. 1890
  • Period: 1850-1899

  • Dimensions:
    H 6cm x W 20.5cm x D 20.5cm
    H 2¼" x W 8" x D 8"

  • Medium: Cast iron
  • Country: England
  • Condition: Very Good but pitted.
  • Reference Number: 26411