Day 1 Lot 361

1894 Very early Tooting Bec Golf Club Large...

Auction Date: 26/01/2022 at 10am

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1894 Very early Tooting Bec Golf Club Large Bronze Winners Monthly Medal - finely embossed with period golfing figure on the obverse and engraved on the reverse with the winner's details 'Won By - Oscar E Coles - 101-12-89 - December 1894' - stamped with makers details Waterlow & Sons London - overall dia 2 3/8" (60mm) - c/w makers original box - note a small ding to the back rim. Note Tooting Bec Golf Club was formed in 1888 but because of its position and closeness to London it was always going to be destined for future development. After 14yrs on the Furzedown Estate, the club moved in 1906 to South Lodge (designed by Willie Park) after the expiry of the lease at Furzedown, During the next 25 years the course saw changes by Dr Alister MacKenzie c1921 but once more in 1931 the club was sold off for further housing development

Hammer Price: £130.00