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Vintage Tennis Racket

$204.70

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Antique lawn tennis racket, the 'Standard'. An original flat top lawn tennis racket with unusual stringing called 'The Standard '. It has a good straight ash frame with rounded edges. The racket has the original shoulder whipping, thick grip with a leather butt cap. The walnut concave wedge has a piece of ash across the throat, throat embossed 'Standard', ta Davis, London. Other side stamped 'AKTIEBOLAGET HUSOVARNA, HELSINGFORS HELSINKI'. The stringing with red trebling top and bottom with two more rows near the center. A good vintage wooden tennis racket.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 26.78 in. (68 cm)Width: 9.26 in. (23.5 cm)Depth: 1.78 in. (4.5 cm)
  • Style
    Sporting Art (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1900-1909
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1905
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent and original.
  • Seller Location
    Oxfordshire, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 185521stDibs: LU975712144461

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    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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