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    Sale 14139

    Out of the Ordinary

    14 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 522

    ROBERT E. HUNTER (1876-1971), AMERICAN AMATEUR GOLFER

    A COLLECTION OF GOLF MEDALS AND TROPHIES

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    ROBERT E. HUNTER (1876-1971), AMERICAN AMATEUR GOLFER
    A COLLECTION OF GOLF MEDALS AND TROPHIES
    Comprising two gold and enamel trophy pins for The Chicago Cup, 1903 and 1905; The Midlothian Junior Championship medal, 1903, white and yellow gold; The Southern California Open Championship medal, 1904, gold; Two Midlothian C.C. Thorne Trophy medals, 1904 and 1905, gold; The Coronado C.C. Golf Championship medal, Best Medal score 1908, gold; The Annandale G.C. Championship medal, 1908, Brook & Feagans of Los Angeles, gold; The Midlothian Championship Goodman trophy medal 1908, gold; The Westward Ho runner-up medal, 1908, gold; The Intercollegiate Association Championship team medal, 1909; The Intercollegiate Championship Individual medal for 1910 and the team medal for 1910, all gold; The Lake Geneva Country Club Invitational medal, 'The Loramoor medal', 1916, gold on original leather fob; The silver and plated trophy cups comprising -- The Pasadena Country club 1907; The Lake Geneva C.C. Hobart Lodge cup, Best score for 18 holes, 1906; The Father and son cup, Midlothian CC. 1903; The Midlothian Junior Champion, runner-up cup, 1902; The Wykagyl Country Club Runner-up cup, 1910 and the Lake Geneva C.C. Invitation. Arrowglade cup 1912; together with a signed published diary by Robert Hunter 'The Royal and Ancient game of Golf, 1907' signed and dated 'Never up, never in, Dad'


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    Provenance

    Skip Domingos Auctions, Petaluma, California, Robert Hunter Estate Sale, 18 July 2015.