Lot 1065Extremely rare collection of 1912 Amateur Golf Championship...

Auction Date: 22/09/2016 at 11am

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Extremely rare collection of 1912 Amateur Golf Championship Glass photograph plates - played at Royal North Devon GC won by John Ball (Royal Liverpool) - the collection comprises approximately 38 glass plates together with hand written card with notes with reference to the matches played between Scott (Honourable Michael Scott Royal North Devon) and McFarlane: Ball vs Bond, semi-final Abe Mitchell and McFarlane and the crowd at the 15th - Mitchell wins - Mitchell went on to the final played against John Ball which John Ball eventually won at the 38th hole. Undoubtedly some of the images reflect the notes and matches played during the championship probably one of the most important collection of photographs of the Amateur tournament and players and are extremely well photographed (38) together with private garden party images again wonderful collection covering social history of the day

Hammer Price: £600.00

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