Lot 162Pair of early Lawn Tennis Trophies 1912 including...

Auction Date: 1/02/2017 at 11:30 am

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Pair of early Lawn Tennis Trophies 1912 including two impressive Mixed–Double Trophies presented at the annual ‘Boulogne Sur Mer Lawn Tennis Championship’ engraved to the front. To the reverse of each trophy are finely engraved mixed doubles lawn tennis scenes, also featuring the names of winners dating from 1912-1967 on both trophies. The first engraved ‘Presented by The Folkestone Hotel’ the second engraved L. Sagnier of the ‘Christol and Bristol Hotel’, height measures 38cm, width 38cm with a 22cm dia’ weighing approximately 2.65kgs. Together with 9 postcards depicting scenes of the tennis courts and players at the Boulogne Sur Mer Lawn Tennis Club, both stamped with Mappin and Webb’s Prince’s Plate (11)

Guide Price: £275.00 - £350.00

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