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Tennis Racket

Description

Wooden tennis racket with wood grip; two-toned handle (bottom 2/3 stained dark); bottom of handle wrapped in leather and attached with small nails/tacks; inlay of darker-toned wood at neck; five inches by one-eighths inch hole cut thorugh handle from left to right side above grip area, nail/screw at top of neck.

Details

Maker
Harry C. Lee & Co. (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"LC/ Trademark" (Inside circle)
"HARRY C. LEE & Co./ NEW YORK" (stamped)
"Pat Mar 10th 09 # 881 266" (Numbers were punched into surface)
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Sports Equipment
Descriptive terms
Racket, Tennis
rackets (sports equipment)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
27 1/8 x 8 7/8 x 1 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2192
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
223549

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