Twelve un-used Haskell bramble pattern golf balls, in original wrappers, stamped Haskell Patented, April 11, 1899 and Haskell bramble, in original red cardboard box, stamped Haskell Golf Balls, printed with the label of Mitchell & Co., Market Street, Manchester (13)

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Twelve un-used Haskell bramble pattern golf balls, in original wrappers, stamped Haskell Patented, April 11, 1899 and Haskell bramble, in original red cardboard box, stamped Haskell Golf Balls, printed with the label of Mitchell & Co., Market Street, Manchester (13)

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The Haskell patent ball was one of the greatest single inventions in golf, the new ball made by the Goodrich Tyre and Rubber Co, of Arran, Ohio and called after its inventor, Coburn Haskell was the first golf ball made with a centre core, wound with elastic tape and then covered. Golf In The Making, I.T. Henderson and D.I. Stirk, London, 1979, pp 62-66
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