Lot 237Fine 1888 Weybridge Lawn Tennis Club silver trophy...

Auction Date: 25/05/2016 at 10:30 am

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Fine 1888 Weybridge Lawn Tennis Club silver trophy - comprising a large silver chalice hallmarked London 1886 and engraved to the front “Weybridge Lawn Tennis Club Challenge Cup” and on the reverse engraved with all the winners from 1888 to 1897 which bar 1889 (Wilfred Milne) was won by E.J Avory comes c/w replaces dark stained mahogany base - 9.75 inches overall 11.75 inches wt.14 troy oz (G) Note: Both winners played at Wimbledon with Milne in 1881 reaching the quarter-final and again 1891 when Avery also reached the same round but was defeated by Wilfred Baddeley the eventual Wimbledon Champion

Hammer Price: £220.00

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