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Murton Tennis Press

£ 280

Category
Subcategory
Reference
26411
Height
6 cm (2 1/4")
Width
20.5 cm (8")
Depth
20.5 cm (8")
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.
Height
6 cm (2 1/4")
Width
20.5 cm (8")
Depth
20.5 cm (8")
Condition
Very Good but pitted.
Year
Ca. 1890
Period
1850-1899
Medium
Cast iron
Country
England