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VINTAGE 1920'S TENNIS RACQUET - $100 (La Costa)

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condition: good
make / manufacturer: F. J. BANCROFT
model name / number: Tennis
size / dimensions: 27 in
VINTAGE 1920'S (?) WOODEN TENNIS RACQUET
F. J. BANCROFT "NEW WINNER"
Comes with the original cover!
MADE IN USA
27 inches long

F. J. Bancroft is America's oldest tennis manufacturer. Bancroft started in 1882 in Pawtucket, R.I., and was one of the biggest producers of wood racquets.
In 1874, Major Walter C. Wingfield made the very first tennis racket was made in London. In 1947, advances in laminating technology resulted in the first tennis racket made of laminated wood.

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