Golf club, Spalding Crescent driver c1890s-1920s

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Golf club
Date Used
Circa 1890s-1920s
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Golf club with wooden shaft and a polished wooden head that features grooved lines on the driving side. The manufacturer and model type "Crescent" are engraved on the top and underside of the head. Black leather bound handle. Club is a No. 1 wood (driver).
0 - Whole: H: 1110 W: 105 D: 90mm (H: 43 11/16 W: 4 1/8 D: 3 9/16")
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Date Used
Circa 1890s-1920s
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by W A Edgar.




Nice looking example of the Crescent Driver. Good to see it in a Museum collection. I have one and while not in the same condition as yours it is a clean club with nice head & shaft grain.

- Rod McDonald

Posted on 13-05-2022 06:55:08