A COLLECTION OF INTERESTING WOODS, FACES AND GRIPS

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Lot 139
A COLLECTION OF INTERESTING WOODS, FACES AND GRIPS

Sold for £ 701 (US$ 871) inc. premium

The Sporting Sale

1 May 2019, 11:00 BST

Edinburgh

A COLLECTION OF INTERESTING WOODS, FACES AND GRIPS
Comprising a Robert Simpson patented 'Perfect Balance' iron, circa 1914; a Richard Cranshaw patented 'Dunlewy' Angle Sole driver, circa 1925, featuring a wooden headed driver with an unusual shaped 'V' shaped sole and soleplate; a W. J. Hadden patented metal headed driver, circa 1930; a Frederick Schavolite patented 'Schavoir' club, circa 1930; a Lewis Scott patented 'Stream Line' spoon, circa 1925,Featuring a large metal club head with a large striking face and with a metal sole plate secured by six screws. Crown is stamped 'Melhorn Streamline St Louis' with its patent details on the sole; a A.G. Spalding & Bros 'Dent' driver, with integral face and sole, circa 1923, the crown stamped 'A.G. Spalding & Bros Driver Silver The Dent 1458564/23 and an Arthur Tooley iron with a lengthy pear shaped grip (7)

Footnotes

  • Crawshaw, Patent No. 253394 25 September 1925: designed to play the golf ball in a compressed lie or when nestled down in the grass.
    The Scott, US Patent No. 1,526,438 17 February 1925: To impart greater force than a wooden headed club to achieve more distance.
    The Spalding with its sharp and strengthened sole plate rib where it intersects with the face plate to cut through the grass easily.
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