Lot 664Rare Harry Vardon USA colour golfing postcard titled...

Auction Date: 1/10/2014 at 10:30 am



Rare Harry Vardon USA colour golfing postcard titled “The Atlantic City Country Club, Famous for its Excellent Golf Course” but more importantly it shows Harry Vardon playing a better ball match against 2 transplanted Brits Finlay Douglas and H.M. Harriman both men had won the US Amateur Championship in the late 1890s. The match was played in front of 2000 spectators with Vardon winning 9&8. Over the six month period Vardon played 65 exhibition matches winning 50, halving 13 and losing 2 – used issued by Chilton Printing Co Philadelphia – comes with a photograph copy from the club history

Hammer Price: £240.00

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