Murton Tennis Press

Murton Tennis Press

£280

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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.

Dimensions:

Height 6 cm / 2 1332"
Width 20.5 cm / 8 332"
Depth 20.5 cm / 8 332"
Period

1850-1899

Year

Ca. 1890

Medium

Cast iron

Country

England

Condition

Very Good but pitted.

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