London, South Kensington
5 July 2005
A F.H. AYRES "THE UNION" RACKET, CIRCA 1880
with ash and beech-head, walnut throat, scored mahogany handle, (original coarse gut strings distressed). EXTREMELY RARE.
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An early example of a laminated racket.
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