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1904 Golf Illustrated Weekly Magazine Bound Volume –...

Auction Date: 27/05/2021 at 10am

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1904 Golf Illustrated Weekly Magazine Bound Volume – titled Golf Illustrated – The Weekly Organ of The Royal and Ancient Game incorporating Golf) Vol XXI no 264 Friday 1st July to No 276 Friday 23rd September - bound in the original red and gilt decorative cloth boards – rebound with new leather and gilt spine –- interesting article on the Open Golf Championship and its derisory winnings for ~the most important golfing event in the world~ £50 for 1st, £20 2nd and 3rd place £10 for 4th and £7 10/- for 5th and 6th Place – further on in the book a full report on The US Open Championship won by Walter Travis who won $200 plus a gold medal, 2nd Prize $150, 3rd Prize $125 right down to 10th place winning $25- again a mine of information, wonderful advertisements etc - note last edition has damp stains to the top left hand corner with slight loss to the last three pages along the top line only – boards are worn in places with loss of colour.

Hammer Price: £380.00