A J.P. Cochrane The Paragon 27½ gutta-percha ball circa 1899
With a moulded mesh 'Hoylake' cover pattern, no obvious marks and near complete paint coverage.
£400 - 600
US$ 600 - 900
470 - 700
Golfing 31.8.1899: 'At a recent competition between the best Silvertowns and the best Re-Mades, it was found that the Re-Mades travelled from 4 to 6 yards further than the new gutties. Cochrane's "Paragons" are capital examples of workmanship...'