ROGER HENRY BROWN: 'THE MAJOR' WATER IRON, CIRCA 1904

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Lot 148
ROGER HENRY BROWN: 'THE MAJOR' WATER IRON, CIRCA 1904

Sold for £ 1,912 (US$ 2,321) inc. premium

The Sporting Sale

1 May 2019, 11:00 BST

Edinburgh

ROGER HENRY BROWN: 'THE MAJOR' WATER IRON, CIRCA 1904
Featuring six gaps and with a decorative face, leather wrap round grip, the maker's name and patent details on the back of the club are clear and readable.

Footnotes

  • Patent No. 10786 1904: Date of Application, 10th May, 1904: 'I, JAMES HENRY. ROGER, of 11 South Exchange Place, in the County of the City of Glasgow, Wine Merchant, do hereby declare- the nature of my invention to be as follows :
    This invention has reference to improvements in and relating to golf clubs, and consists in an improved construction of iron or metal head which shall be specially applicable for use as a niblick, mashie, iron, or like club for acting on the ball in sand bunkers, long grass, water ditches, and the like...'
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