Lot 1872x Early 1880’s Tennis Trophies – to incl...

Auction Date: 21/09/2016 at 11am

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2x Early 1880’s Tennis Trophies – to incl 1886 Southdown Lawn Tennis Club silver plated trophy tankard - the half pint tankard is mounted on 3 ball feet and engraved to the front “Southdown Lawn-Tennis club - Handicap-1886 Won by-Herbert H Tryst-from Scratch” overall 5”h 9 together with 1888 Burton on Trent Lawn Tennis Tournament prize tray - engraved in a rectangular cartouche “Burton on Trent Lawn Tennis Tournament 1888-Ladies and Gentleman’s Doubles 1st prize - Won by Miss L Johnston and E Everard”, together with embossed with Heron, reeds and pond life see mounted on for Shell decorative feet overall 12” x 8” overall (G) (2) Note: see R Everitt “Racket Sports Collectables” page 259 with reference to the tray

Hammer Price: £50.00

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