G. Bussey Ball Tail Tennis Racket

G. Bussey Ball Tail Tennis Racket

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26928

Ball Tail Tennis Racket, George Gibson Bussey
A fine and rare example of a ball tail lawn tennis racket by Bussey 'The Tournament 2'. A nice 'Extra Light' ash frame with chamfer and Bussey's concave wavy wedge. The wedge is embossed in gilt 'The Tournament 2' with the Bussey logo 'GEO.G.BUSSEY&Co.' at the top of the handle. The racket has the original shoulder whipping, is double centrally strung and has white vertical gut strings, red horizontal strings and the unusual ball tail handle.

Dimensions:

Height 67.5 cm / 26 34"
Width 22.5 cm / 8 "
Depth 4 cm / 1 34"
Period

1900-1949

Year

Circa 1910

Medium

Ash

Country

England

Condition

Very good, slight warping to the frame head (see last three images).

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