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Antique Lop Sided Lawn Tennis Racket, Tear Drop, Tilt-Top Shape

$4,815.15

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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.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 26.58 in. (67.5 cm)Width: 8.27 in. (21 cm)Depth: 1.19 in. (3 cm)
  • Style
    Sporting Art (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1870s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. In very good condition for it's age. please look at the images.
  • Seller Location
    Oxfordshire, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 267671stDibs: LU97578411093

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    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 7-12 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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