London, South Kensington
5 July 2005
A SPALDING RACKET, CIRCA 1880
with ash-head, mahogany handle with an overlay of American oak(?), with unusual flange handle, strings in good condition. RARE.; and The Sterling racket, circa 1890s, with ash-head, walnut throat and mahogany fish-tail handle (strings distressed). (2)
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