Vintage Tennis Racket
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.
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1905
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition DetailsExcellent and original.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 26.78 in. x W 9.26 in. x D 1.78 in.H 68 cm x W 23.5 cm x D 4.5 cm
- Seller LocationOxfordshire, GB
- Seller Reference Number18552
- Reference NumberLU975712144461
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1stdibs seller since 2013
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
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