Lot 668Early James Anderson St Andrews longnose dark stained...

Auction Date: 28/01/2015 at 10:30 am

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Early James Anderson St Andrews longnose dark stained beech wood play club c1865 - the elegant head is stamped J. Anderson and owners initials T O and measures 6”x 1 5/8 x 1” - fitted with dark stained shaft, stamped Tom Morris to the front and back below the original white hide grip c/w the early wrap around whipping marks and original cloth underlisting – overall length 45” – this is one of the most stunning longnose clubs from the feather ball era seen at auction for some time, by one of the master craftsman of his time. Note J Anderson b. 1842 St Andrews - Professional Golfer and Club maker who went onto win The Open 3yrs in succession 1877, ‘78 and ‘79

Hammer Price: £1700.00

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