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Tennis Racket, "Champion"

Description

Wooden tennis racket; slightly grooved wooden grip; two-toned wood inlay at top of neck; lower section of both sides of frame is painted/taped in light gold color (2 3/4" sections); small nails/tacks around bottom of handle (missing piece of leather)

Details

Maker
Wright & Ditson (Maker)
Inscriptions
"CHAMPION" (stamped)
"WRIGHT & DITSON MAKERS/ BOSTON, MASS. U.S.A."
"PATENTED JAN. 3, 05. 88 22/ PATENTED MAR. 6, 00. NEW MODEL 16"
Material
paint (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Sports Equipment
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
paint (coating)
Racket, Tennis
rackets (sports equipment)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
27 1/4 x 8 6/8 x 1 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.150
Credit Line
Gift Wickliffe Draper
GUSN
223539

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