Squash racket used by Mahmoud Kerim, 1951

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Racquet
Date Used
1951
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Brief Description
Wooden squash racket with leather grip. Lower half of racket head and top section of handle covered in a layer of white laminate. There are small blue bands around the frame of the racket at the edges of the laminated section and on either side of the join between racket head and handle. The words 'LIGHT BLUE' are printed on the white laminate on the front of the racket below the racket head. The words' Mahmoud Kerim' are printed in red script on the front of the racket at the top of the handle. The wooden shaft of the handle is printed with a manufacturer's logo reading 'Grays/CAMBRIDGE' on the front of the racket. Right hand side of wooden shaft of handle is printed with the text 'BRITISH CHAMPION 47-48' in black. Leather grip of racket is embossed with the words 'Grays/Cambridge'. A blue shield-shaped logo is printed on the white laminate on the reverse of the racket below the racket head.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 690 W: 193 D: 30mm (H: 27 3/16 W: 7 5/8 D: 1 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1951
Location
In storage
Registration No
N2012.20.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated by the family of Eric Vincent

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