Slazenger 'Margaret Court' endorsed racquet, circa 1960s-70s.

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Racquet
Date Used
1960s
1970s
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Brief Description
Slazenger ' Margaret Court' endorsed tennis racquet, circa 1960s-70s. The wooden racquet features a cream and pale green colour scheme with black print and a facsimile head shot of Margaret Court in the centre. The words "MARGARET COURT" are at the bottom of the head of the racquet,"MY PERSONAL MODEL BY SLAZENGER" on the handle, a facsimile of Court's signature on the side handle with "I RECOMMEND SLAZENGER RACKETS FOR SPEED, STRENGTH & DURABILITY". The opposite side of the handle includes "THIS EXCLUSIVE MODEL BY SLAZENGER HAS BEEN CRAFTED TO THE PERSNOAL SPECIFICATIONS OF WORLD GRAND SLAM WINNER MARGARET COURT". The racquet strings feature a red dyed silhouette number one.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 685 W: 230 D: 40mm (H: 26 15/16 W: 9 1/16 D: 1 9/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1960s
1970s
Location
In storage
Registration No
N2017.36.3

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