Wooden tennis ball holder, 1961 Davis Cup

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Ball/Ball holder
Date Used
1961
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Brief Description
Wooden ball holder with a red ribbon wrapped around the handle. Adhered to the centre of the racquet on either side is a paper shape with text, on the front face the shape is circular and printed with a picture of a tennis ball, red text reads, "SPALDING / EXCLUSIVELY USED / 3 OF LAST 4 / DAVIS CUP / CHALLENGE ROUNDS / AUST. CHAMPIONSHIPS / SPALDING SETS THE / PACE IN TENNIS" on the reverse the paper is oval shaped and cream in colour, text reads, "DAVIS CUP BALL 1961".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 212 W: 83 D: 15mm (H: 8 3/8 W: 3 1/4 D: 9/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
1961
Location
In storage
Registration No
1989.2122.69
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr David Hughes

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