Lot 305 of 400:
Spalding Gold Medal “Lard Whistler” Mashie  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$840
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Spalding Gold Medal “Lard Whistler” Mashie

Author:
Spalding, A.G.

Place:

Publisher:
A.G. Spalding

Date:
1918-19

Description:

Spalding Gold Medal “Lard Whistler” Mashie. Steel shaft, lined face. Head marked "Spalding Gold Medal" with the patent dates. Thistle and hammer cleek marks.

Allan Lard designed these “perforated” shafts that actually whistled when swung. They were produced by Spalding for only two years, 1918 and 1919. Often referred to as "Lard’s Whistle Shaft” and has six sides literally filled with holes to lighten the shaft.


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Condition:
Head is in good condition but with some play wear, nicks and scoring on the sole. Shaft is straight, no damage, little rusting.


 
Item number:
283903
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