Pair of Sykes leather left-handed batting gloves, circa 1930s.

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Protective equipment/Glove
Sporting equipment/Protective equipment/Glove/Batting
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Brief Description
A pair of cream leather and elastic left-handed batting gloves. Finger padding leather is smooth with separated knuckle sections stitched in red thread, inner leather palm side is left open with loose elastic wrist band attached. The left thumb is padded, right is not, thus left-handed gloves. Also the right hand finger tips are not padded, compared to the left. The left glove is taped (or evidence of), in several places; on the thumb, index and pinky fingers. A black and orange label is stitched on the inside wrist area of the left glove; "SYKES LTD / BRITAIN / SPORTS SPECIALISTS / MADE IN ENGLAND".
Measurements
1 - Left glove: H: 216 W: 166.45 D: 20mm (H: 8 1/2 W: 6 9/16 D: 13/16")
2 - Right glove: H: 229.46 W: 196.43 D: 25.9mm (H: 9 1/16 W: 7 3/4 D: 1")
Media/Materials
Location
In storage
Registration No
M16881.42
Credit Line
Kindly donated by the Johnson Family

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