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Tennis Racquet and cover


Wooden tennis racquet with padded grip. Made from Canadian Ash with cream and white paint
Wooden cover with butterfly screws used to hold the racquet straight.

Historical information

Wooden tennis racquet most likely from the 1960s/1970s.



Registration number
Item type
Inscriptions and markings

Slazenger. New speed strength, flexibility. Exlcusive cradled construction.
Federation cup Ken Rosewall

Contextual Information

Used at the Duranillin and Moodiarrup tennis clubs

Primary significance criteria
Social or spiritual significance
Comparative significance criteria
Well provenanced
Betty Brown Historical Centre (Shire of West Arthur)

Betty Brown Historical Centre (Shire of West Arthur)

Organisation Details
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tennis racquet and cover
Tennis racquet and cover