Lot 1 Unique! Unlisted golf book. Mr. Ernest Forbes (The Hermit) 'Some Giants of the Fairways' dated 1925 - Being a series of charicatures by Forbes the artist. Illustrations of leading players Taylor - Duncan - Mitchell - Compston - Robson - Ray - Johns - Havers - Ockenden - Gadd - Gaudin & Whitcombe

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Starting Price

100.00

Soft covers contains 12 illustrations of notable British golfers. Size of the book is 10 by 6 inches. Possibly the olny copy that still exists. Ernest Forbes (1879?1962), born Ernest Forbes Holgate, was a political cartoonist who, as 'Shemus', drew for the Freeman's Journal in the 1920s. Born in Yorkshire, he was one of the artists associated with 'Ye Attick Art Club' in Barwick-in-Elmet. He had a studio in Barwick from 1896 to 1914, and drew caricatures for the Yorkshire Evening News unde...

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Bid Value
300.00

Lot 2 Extremely rare golf book! 'The Rough of the Fairway:' An Enquiry into the Golf Caddie Problem 1912 1st edition by the AGENDA CLUB - the first time this title has been sold at auction? 163 printed pages with 5 page fold out plans for caddies wages 102 years ago!

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200.00

I had to look this title up to see if it existed! My research suggests it has not appeared in auction before. Stiff card covers the book is in very good condition. A must for serious book collectors. The book gives caddy guidelines for golf clubs like, Sunningdale - Woking - Burhill - Fullwell - Leamington & County - Hanger Hill & Sunridge Park. On what is expected to them their caddies and the masters of caddies. Behaviour of both, payment for the task and tipping rates. A uniform tip of 3d T...

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Bid Value
200.00

Lot 3 Dr. A. Mackenzie. Golf Architecture: Economy in Course Construction and Green-Keeping 1920 1st edition - classic golf course design book - nice copy

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250.00

The owner has his name and adress written inside, my research indicates he was a WW1 hero. Major F.A. Stephens D.S.O. was a doctor during this conflict. Dr. Mackenzie, one of the first great golf course architects, advocated the integration of natural features and terrain into the creation of a course. The book contains four short essays on golf course design. Donovan & Murdoch 24890; Murdoch 477. Introduction by H.S. Colt. Illustrated with several plates from photographs and several golf hole d...

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Bid Value
350.00

Lot 4 Rare early Rules & Members book dated 1912. Royal and Ancient Golf Club Rules & List of Members book for 1912 in excellent condition - 64 printed pages

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30.00

First time in 15 years I have auctioned this title, rare book in great condition. Stiff Royal Blue covers with gilt decorations

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Bid Value
35.00

Lot 5 Rare 1930s 'Golf Edition' Autombile Association. London & the Home Counties Duplex Map - Over 300 listed course infomation Where - When - How Much - Caddie Fees. A great course guide from 80 years ago - 30 pages of golf and 39 pages of maps

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30.00

Bid Value
35.00

Lot 6 Horace G. Hutchinson. Hints on Golf 1890 edition - cult classic golf title in good condition

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30.00

A loose hand written page was found in the book, obvious the owner was given a few tips on how to play golf 122 yearts ago! Horace Hutchinson's first golf book, and one of the first books of golf instruction - Murdoch asserts that this was, in fact, the impetus for all other books of instruction in the game. 'The first truly successful golf instructional...' - D&J H29290; D&M 3100; Murdoch 392. A later edition to the first edition. This copy was owned by a World War One hero F.A. Stephens D.S...

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Bid Value
30.00

Lot 7 Eleanor E. Helme. Family Golf 1938 1st edition in its attractive DW (Stunning Copy) - a collectible ladies golf book

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35.00

The dust jacket is complete it has 3 small tears repaired with tape, a small section of the top of the spine is missing. The book itself is in excellent condition.

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Bid Value
35.00

Lot 8 Unique Bernard Darwin Presentation Copy! B. Darwin & E. Darwin. The Tale of Mr. Tootleoo undated circa 1926 in near mint condition. Inscriped to its owner by Bernard Darwin

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75.00

It is rare to have a signed Darwin book with his christian name, the inscription reads 'To Min Stephens - With the respectful compliaments of the author - Bernard Darwin' A much sough after childrens book

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Bid Value
200.00

Lot 9 Colt - Alison - Mackenzie Ross - Simpson - Sutton - Simpson. Golf Courses Design, Construction And Upkeep 1933 1st edition cult classic golf architecture book - Introduction by Bernard Darwin

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-49 days -3 hours -18 mins -43 secs

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100.00

Chapters by famous architects like Simpson, Allison, Sutton, Mackenzie Ross & H. S. Colt. Large format book with 152 pages plus ads. One of the best books of this type. Minor sun fade to covers and spine. Bumped corners minor tage on the spine, else a nice copy inside

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Bid Value
150.00

Lot 10 Bernard Darwin. Second Shots - Casual Talks About Golf, 1930 1st edition - good conditioned copy

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30.00

178 printed pages. 6 x 5, original decorative tan-green boards, stamped and lettered in black. D&M 14240; Murdoch 194

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Bid Value
30.00

Lot 11 R. H. K. Browning. The Golfer's Catechism: A Vade Mecum to the Rules of Golf 1919 1st edition - illusive golf title with 88 printed pages

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35.00

Nice solid clean copy. R. H. K. Browning. The Golfer's Catechism: A Vade Mecum to the Rules of Golf 1919 1st edition - illusive golf title with 88 printed pages

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Bid Value
35.00

Lot 12 J. L. Low. Concerning Golf 1903 (rare) 1st edition - cult classic title

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Starting Price

50.00

Very hard to get the 1903 first edition. Low was an outstanding figure in golf both as a player and an official. Donovan & Murdoch 24550; Murdoch 465. 217 printed pages. Chapter on 'Driving' by Harold H. Hilton. 7 x 4, gilt-lettered green cloth. Usual wear to covers, light marks. Owned by a World War One hero, has his name on the inside cover

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Bid Value
50.00

Lot 13 David Hunter. Golf Simplified 1921 (scarce) 1st edition - in very good condition

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-49 days -3 hours -14 mins -43 secs

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20.00

Lot 14 H. N. Wethered. & T. Simpson. Architectural Side of Golf 1929 1st edition ? serious cult classic golf architecture book in good condition - formely owned by a WW1 hero. (Comes with a hand written letter on sowing greens)

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Starting Price

300.00

This is a classic book of golf architecture, with superb essays on the philosophy of golf architecture and ink sketches and colour washes; according to Murdoch, it is 'a most desirable book to have in a golf library.' Simpson believed that only by studying the 'Old Course' at St. Andrews could one properly understand golf course design and construction. Donovan & Murdoch 39420; Murdoch. Illustrated with 44 plates by the authors, including a frontispiece engraved plate, and with several course pl...

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Bid Value
586.00

Lot 15 Unique early book 'Southend-on-Sea' Golf Club 1893-4 (Founded in 1893 and closed 3 years later in 1896!) The original first members Rules & Etiquette Style Book - 61 printed pages, the book has a unusual fastening strap. possible the only one that still exists

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Starting Price

40.00

The 9 hole course only lasted 3 years on this land. Founded 1893. A 9 hole course on the Southchurch Hall Estate in Southend. In 1896 the council notified the club that they intended to build a sewage pumping plant on the course. The members were devastated and sadly this looked as though it was the end for the Southend club. Then to the members delight up stepped a local landowner by the name of James Tabor with the most generous offer of land and accommodation for a new course. The members ...

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Bid Value
170.00

Lot 16 Horace G. Hutchinson. Fifty Years Of Golf 1919 1st edition - wonderful auto-biography of a champion golfer and noted author

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50.00

Cult classic. Hutchinson was an accomplished golfer who won the first two official British Amateur Championships in 1886 and 1887, and he was also a writer of considerable skill. 'Reading any of his books is enjoyable for it is obvious that here was a man who knew what he wanted to say, was not afraid to say it and then said it with some wit, purpose and intelligence' - Murdoch 387; Donovan & Murdoch 21980. Illustrated with plates from photos, paintings, drawings. 8vo. Green cloth, spine lette...

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Bid Value
60.00

Lot 17 Bernard & Elinor Darwin. Tootleoo Two undated circa 1928 (Sequel to Mr. Tootleoo) Scarce book in good condition

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Starting Price

30.00

Pictorial boards, very light wear to corners and spine ends, else Near Fine Copy. Sequel to Mr. Tootleoo, illustrated with 20 beautifully printed colour plates. A wonderful fantasy written for children by noted golf author and his wife Elinor. Non golf childrens book

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Bid Value
60.00

Lot 18 George C. Nash General Forcursue & Co. 1936 1st edition 1936 - a cult classic! Nice clean copy

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-49 days -3 hours -9 mins -43 secs

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30.00

George C. Nash General Forcursue & Co. 1936 1st edition 1936 - a cult classic! Nice clean copy

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Bid Value
30.00

Lot 19 Frank Reynolds. The Frank Reynolds Golf Book, 1932 1st edition - introduction by Bernard Darwin - with its fragile paper sine still intact!

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-49 days -3 hours -8 mins -43 secs

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50.00

Less than 1% spines still exist on the book! Nice book for any collection

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Bid Value
50.00

Lot 20 Robert Browning. Official Troon Golf Club Handbook undated circa 1968 - Cotains a brief club history

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-49 days -3 hours -7 mins -43 secs

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20.00

Robert Browning. Official Troon Golf Club Handbook undated circa 1968 - Cotains a brief club history

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Bid Value
20.00

Lot 21 Percy Huggins & Brian Anderson. Official Handbook of Troon Golf Club 1973 'Open Championship Edition' Signed by Club Professional Anderson on his photograph. 44 printed pages a rare handbook

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-49 days -3 hours -6 mins -43 secs

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20.00

Bid Value
20.00

Lot 22 Rare Austrian Bronze Golfing Dogs circa 1910 - cold painted - in stunning condition

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100.00

Two dogs on a textured plinth, one is putting while the other is holding the flagstick. 100+ years old and in stunning condition. 2 x 2 the maker is unknown.

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Bid Value
200.00

Lot 23 Complete run of Open Championship Programmes from 1985 thru 2004 (20 programmes) some with drawsheets and official maps

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50.00

Lot 24 1990 Dunhill Cup Programme sign by Mark McCormack (founder of IMG) and three other notable organisers

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12.00

1990 Dunhill Cup Programme sign by Mark McCormack (founder of IMG) and three other notable organisers

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Bid Value
12.00

Lot 25 Rare 1920s Enamelled Caddie Badge from St. Michaels Golf Club Luchars St. Andrews - A Tom Morris designed course

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30.00

Strike Caddie rules & regulations existed 100 years ago. Some courses issued badges, only caddies with these badges were allowed to work. This os a great badge still in full working order. When this club was formed in 1903 the services of the keepers of the green at St Andrews were employed to lay out the course. Both Old Tom Morris and Hugh Hamilton had a hand in creating the course.

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Bid Value
30.00

Lot 26 Robert Howie Smith. The Golfers Year Book 1866 copy number 1 of only 10 copies produced

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50.00

About 10 or so years ago I was lucky enough to obtain the original first edition from 1866. Whilst in my possession I had the book re-produced as close to its originality as I could. I had 10 copies made this copy was the copy I kept for myself. As you know it's still in mint condition I hand numbered my copy as copy number one. I have seen original copies go for over 10,000 ($17,500) The book makes wonderful reading, stories of golf clubs and their characters from the few courses that existe...

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Bid Value
161.00

Lot 27 Robert H.K. Browning 'Golf on the Lancs Coast' 1957 1st edition - Excellent golf course guide 111 pages + Pull Out Map - Brownings Scarcest 'Golf In' books series

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25.00

he Golf Club Assn., London, 1957. Original Illustrated Wrappers. Book Condition: Near FIne. Enlarged Edition. 12mo - over 6' - 7' tall. 111 pages: uncommon addition of 55 pages for this edition. A complete guide to the courses in coastal Lancaster; one of Browning's sought-after county guides series, this being No. 13. Fold out map present and in 100% fine condition. An exceptionally clean copy in Near Fine collector's condition.

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25.00

Lot 28 Rare unlisted! Bernard Darwin. St. Enodoc Golf Club circa 1957? - Official Handbook with brief history. Blue Covers 22 printed pages + Map & Ads (A online auction site sold a Darwin Handbook for 1200! recentley)

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40.00

A previously unknown edition, 22 printed pages. Right hand corner is a little rippled otherwise a good copy

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Bid Value
70.00

Lot 29 Rare Unlisted! Robert Browning Official Handbook of Sunningdale Golf Club ca 1959 - Blue textured covers with 55 printed pages

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20.00

No references to this title, centre page is loose else a good copy of this rare and important handbook

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Bid Value
20.00

Lot 30 Rare unlisted! Golf Clubs Associastion. Golf In Somerset & Gloucestershire 1971 1st edition - 36 pp with fold out map - Author unknown

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20.00

Reference booklist list a similar book as being by Robert H.K. Browning and being published in ca 1975. This predates that book. Good copy though it has several neat 'Bishopgates Instiute' Library 1972 stamps

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Bid Value
20.00

Lot 31 Ulnited Golf Club Handbook Cardigan Golf Club (Wales) circa 1980 - in excellent condition

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-49 days -2 hours -56 mins -43 secs

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15.00

Soft covers with 12 printed pages

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25.00

Lot 32 (Unlisted Golf Club Handbook) Peter Willis Broadstone Golf Club 'Around the Course' undated ca 1970s - in excellent condition

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-49 days -2 hours -55 mins -43 secs

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17.00

Soft Covers with 28 pinted pages

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Bid Value
27.00

Lot 33 Very Rare Unlisted Golf Club History by Tom Drury 'Blackwell Golf Club 1893 to 1953 60 years anniversary. Contains 40 printed pages

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40.00

Unlisted in any reference books, a real find for golf book collectors!

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Bid Value
45.00

Lot 34 Rare 1919 Canadian Golf Rules book approved by the R&A contains 53 pp + 20 Index Pages

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25.00

Soft covers pocket book in very good condition

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Bid Value
35.00

Lot 35 Two booklets on Lindrick Golf Club - Official Browning handbook ca 1955 & Martini Golf Chart dated 1957

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20.00

Two booklets on Lindrick Golf Club - Official Browning handbook ca 1955 & Martini Golf Chart dated 1957

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20.00

Lot 36 Powfoot Golf Club 75th Anniversary Book dated 1978 - Privately Printed for their members

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15.00

Soft covers with 64 pages, cover their special Pro Am event as well

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Bid Value
15.00

Lot 37 R.C. Brownlee & Bob Ironside. Dunbar Golf Club 'A Short History 1794-1980'

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15.00

Bid Value
15.00

Lot 38 Mortonhall Golf Club 'Centenary Brochure 1892-1992'

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15.00

Soft Covers A4 in size with 40 printed pages

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15.00

Lot 39 Oldham Golf Club THE FIRST 100 YEARS - 'Centenary Brochure 1892-1992'

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15.00

Stiff covers a4 in size, 43 printed pages

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15.00

Lot 40 Scarce History. Belvoir Park Golf Club 'Golden Jubilee 1927-1977'

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20.00

Siff card covers, a4 in size. 56 printed pages

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Bid Value
26.00

Lot 41 Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Tony Jacklin

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50.00

Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Tony Jacklin

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50.00

Lot 42 Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Tom Lehman

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40.00

Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Tom Lehman

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Bid Value
40.00

Lot 43 Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Jeff Sluman

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40.00

Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Jeff Sluman

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Bid Value
40.00

Lot 44 Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Berhard Langer

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40.00

Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Berhard Langer

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Bid Value
40.00

Lot 45 Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Sandy Lyle

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10.00

Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Sandy Lyle

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Bid Value
10.00

Lot 46 Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Scott Simpson

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40.00

Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Scott Simpson

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Bid Value
40.00

Lot 47 Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Jack Burke

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30.00

Unused golf Putter Head signed by Major Winner Jack Burke

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30.00

Lot 48 Rare half-round wood plane (hickory shafts) stamped Arthur Edinburgh - His business was at Leith in the 1820s - The home of early golf

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20.00

In the 1820?s, David Arthur described himself as both a planemaker and as a turning lathe manufacturer. He manufactured tools for carpenters and other wood production business?s. From 1804 ? 1824 he was at 1 McDougall St, Leith Wynd, Edinburgh. Then in 1825 ? 1844 he resided at 1 Gilmore St, St Pauls Work, Edinburgh. It was a sure fact he would have known all the clubmakers in this area. Whether this plane was used to make wooden shafts is unknown. Its a relic from the past and it excellent d...

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20.00

Lot 49 Two Golf Cloth Badges 1968 Carnoustie & 1974 Open St. Andrews - both in mint unused condition

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10.00

Two Golf Cloth Badges 1968 Carnoustie & 1974 Open St. Andrews - both in mint unused condition

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10.00

Lot 51 Harry Marshall. '60 Years & More': A History Of Low Laithes Golf Club. Privately printed 1985 1st edition - Authors signed presentation copy

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12.00

Harry Marshall. '60 Years & More': A History Of Low Laithes Golf Club. Privately printed 1985 1st edition - Authors signed presentation copy

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Bid Value
12.00

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