MAKER UNKNOWN: PROBABLY UNIQUE PATENTED PROTOTYPE RUBBER-CORED BALL, CIRCA 1906

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Lot 138
MAKER UNKNOWN: PROBABLY UNIQUE PATENTED PROTOTYPE RUBBER-CORED BALL, CIRCA 1906

Sold for £ 255 (US$ 316) inc. premium

The Sporting Sale

1 May 2019, 11:00 BST

Edinburgh

MAKER UNKNOWN: PROBABLY UNIQUE PATENTED PROTOTYPE RUBBER-CORED BALL, CIRCA 1906
Featuring concentric raised lines to each of the six poles, the centres of which are joined by further perpendicular straight lines, marked in capital letters 'Patented April 1906'.

Footnotes

  • This golf ball or a similar one was sold at Sotheby's London 11 July 2001 as Lot 60 for £500.
    Originally this preproduction golf ball was part of the Thomas McNamara Collection in the USA.
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