An Alex Patrick gutty golf ball circa late 1870s
Lot 252
An Alex Patrick gutty golf ball circa late 1870s
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,558) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Alex Patrick gutty golf ball circa late 1870s
With a hand-hammered cover pattern chiseled in the Robert Forgan pattern; full paint coverage with a couple of faint marks only.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Leven Golf Club, Fife Scotland
    Alex Patrick was Leven Golf Club's professional between 1866 and 1886.
    Born in 1845, Alex Patrick became an apprentice to his father, John, a cabinet and club maker in Leven who started his business in 1847. John died in 1866 and Alex took over. He left for the Royal Wimbledon Golf Club, Surrey in 1886, where he stayed until 1891.
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