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Rubber-Core Mesh and Gutta-Percha Golf Balls

The VICTOR mesh patterned replica ball for hickory golf. Approved for play at all classic hickory golf events.

Special Low Prices
whilst stocks last.

£14.55 per 3 ball sleeve
£28.50 for 6 loose
£56.00 for 12 loose

For further details please refer to item X001 on the New Mesh & Dimple Balls for Hickory Play page.

Rubber-Core Mesh and Gutta-Percha Golf Balls

The RTJ small dimple pattern replica ball for hickory golf.

Approved for play at all classic hickory golf events.

£16.00 per 3 ball sleeve
£31.50 for 6 loose
£60.00 for 12 loose

For further details please refer to item X007 on the New Mesh & Dimple Balls for Hickory Play page.

Rubber-Core Mesh and Gutta-Percha Golf Balls

The Ouimet mesh pattern replica ball approved for play at all classic hickory golf events.

£16.00 per 3 ball sleeve
£31.50 for 6 loose
£60.00 for 12 loose

For further details please refer to item X004 on the New Mesh & Dimple Balls for Hickory Play page.

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The Northwood model 'A' alloy mallet head style Putter c.1910
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The Northwood model 'A' alloy mallet head style Putter c.1910

Price: £95.00

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A particularly nice alloy mallet head style putter restored for either play or display or would make the perfect gift for the golf enthusiast. The length is 34.25” (87cm).

This alloy head putter was made by P.G. Allday & Company who had a small club making business at Northwood Street, Birmingham, hence the model name ‘The Northwood’. They specialized in the production of gun metal, brass and aluminium headed putters during the early 1900’s with the business eventually closing down in 1914. The firm was founded in 1895 as a wholesaler of clubs and club parts before starting to produce their own models.

The club is in excellent condition having very few dint marks to the head, especially on the crown. The head has been cleaned and lightly polished to reveal the makers stamps on the sole which are simply ‘The Northwood’ model A Flat Lie 9.8

The attractive head measures 3.50” (9cm) from toe to heel through the centre of the face and 1.75” (4cm) across the crown at the widest point. The depth of the face is marginally under 1” (2.50cm) at the centre section. The face is stamped with a square mesh pattern. There are no splits to the hosel. The head is connected to the shaft by a thru-bore joint.

The straight shaft has been fitted with a light beige hide grip whipped with black waxed linen thread. A coating of shellac has been applied to the thread for added protection.

Postal Charges

Please refer to the Postal Prices, Payments & Returns page. Orders consisting of more than one club will significantly reduce the postal charge for the added club(s) or other items, i.e. the cost to send 6 or even 8 clubs is virtually the same as for one club so should a friend also wish to make a purchase then combine the orders and save money. Should you wish to take advantage of this saving then please contact me for a postal quote before placing your order on the website.

When the courier arrives please check the condition of the parcel before signing for the delivery. This is most important because the courier will not accept liability for damage if the parcel is signed for in good condition and then a complaint is lodged at a later date.

Buying Hickory Clubs for Play

This club(s) has been carefully inspected and sympathetically restored to a condition suitable for playing hickory golf. However it is important to remember that the average age of a hickory club is between 80 to 100 years and even older in some cases so you are purchasing an item of golf history, i.e. a golfing antique.

The majority of hickory clubs will be fine for play when handled with care but there are a few that even after being restored can have problems. For example iron heads become loose, shafts can split and socket joints do sometimes break down under the stress of the golf swing, the impact of hitting a golf ball or another hard object such as a stone or practice mat. These are the risks that you must be prepared to accept when playing with hickory clubs and therefore we cannot be held responsible should such damage occur.

GOLF BALLS – Important Advice.

It is always advisable to use a ‘soft feel’ ball when playing hickory golf to help prevent damaging the clubs.  Most modern balls have a hard outer coating that can damage the face of a wood and put unnecessary strain on the socket joint. Hard balls can also cause an iron head/hosel to become loose from the wooden shaft. Driving range balls also invariably have a hard outer coating, plus hitting off rubber practice mats can sometimes loosen iron heads. Always practice on a grass surface.

Please refer to New Mesh & Dimple Balls for Hickory Play (see main menu) to view our replica 1920’s style soft feel balls.

Keeping Your Club(s) In Good Condition:

After a round of golf, should your clubs have become wet during play please ensure that you thoroughly clean and dry the heads when arriving home. Applying a thin coat of ‘gun oil’ to the iron heads helps protect against rust forming.

It is advisable to store your hickory clubs in a cool dry place. Too much moisture or heat can affect the hickory shafts, for example the shaft can shrink within the hosel causing the head to become loose. The cooler the environment - the better.

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