Prosser Fishtail Tennis Racket
Prosser Fishtail Tennis Racket
Prosser Fishtail Tennis Racket
Prosser Fishtail Tennis Racket
Prosser Fishtail Tennis Racket
Prosser Fishtail Tennis Racket
Prosser Fishtail Tennis Racket
Prosser Fishtail Tennis Racket
Prosser Fishtail Tennis Racket
Prosser Fishtail Tennis Racket

Prosser Fishtail Tennis Racket

1905 England

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£185 gbp
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Vintage Fish Tail Lawn Tennis Racket.
A fine example of a wooden framed lawn tennis racket made by T.H. Prosser & Sons. The racket has a nice clean ash frame with a walnut convex wedge embossed in gilt with 'Gale Barnstaple, T.H. Prosser & Sons'. It has a good straight frame with a nice shaped fishtail handle, the handle with a deep central groove and with lined grooves for extra grip. Handle is also scratched with owners initials 'N.W.R'.

T.H. Prosser & Sons of 198 & 200 Pentonville Road, London, were established in 1857. Originally manufacturers of real tennis racquets before making lawn tennis rackets and presses.
An advert stated T.H. Prosser & Sons were 'Manufacturers of racquet and lawn tennis bats and balls, cricket and footballs etc.'. In 1891 they listed the following rackets 'Springlight', 'Dorothy' & 'Ivanhoe'.
Very Good, Later stringing
Dimensions
Height 70.00 cm (27.56 inches)
Width 23.00 cm (9.06 inches)
Depth 3.50 cm (1.38 inches)
Stock Code
20102
Medium
Ash
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