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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.
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.
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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A very rare example of this early model first produced by the Standard Golf Company in 1899. Few have been found in good condition. This particular club would make a fine addition to a collection of alloy head putters. There are two slight splits to the top of the hosel (see images), but the head remains tight to the shaft so this club could be used for play if required. The length is 34.25” (87cm).
The top of the head is stamped with the makers name and the Patent Number which looks to be 8927. The sole is stamped ‘The Mills’ Y.S. Model, Medium Lie 8ozs 0 drs.
A rare centre shafted style putter in original condition. This interesting putter would make a superb display model or a wonderful gift (birthday or retirement) for the golf enthusiast. It could even still be used for play. The length is 33” (84cm).
The model name ‘The Travis’ remains visible stamped to the crown of the head in gold lettering. The words ‘Made only by Slazenger’ are stamped above the lead back weight. The thick brass face plate adds considerable weight to the head.
A superb putting cleek (Chipper) by this famous St. Andrew club maker has been restored for play. The width of the sole is ¾” (2cm) and the length is 33.75” (86cm).
The club was originally supplied to Hooking St. Ledger & Bayly (PTY), Cape Town, South Africa. Their name is stamped to the head.
A highly collectable wooden head mallet style patent putter in original condition. This putter remains in play condition but would probably be best suited as a fine display item. The length is 34.75” (88cm).
William Burke became one of the largest producers of clubs during the hickory era. He began manufacturing clubs in 1910 in Newark, Ohio which had already gained a reputation as a main centre for club production. The name BURKE is stamped to the persimmon head within the light stained stripe band with the model name END GRAIN shown below. The patent number 785212 is stamped between. The wood grain runs perpendicular to the striking face compared to the neck being straight grained and held in place by a screw.
A fine totally original wooden head mallet putter fitted with a thick steel face plate. The front section of the head is raised, with the middle to rear of the head being curved in shape. The length is 34.25” (87cm). This club can still be used for play or would make a great display model.
The head is stamped with the model name ‘THE ROBBIE’ with the makers name above inside an upside down triangle. Both names were originally stamped using gold lettering.
The nice straight blade putter for a left hand player. The blade measures 3.75” (9.5cm) from toe to heel through the centre of the face. The club has been restored to play condition and measures 34” (86cm) in length.
This rare putter with a convex (outward bulge) face has been restored to play condition. The length is 34” (86cm).
The head is clearly stamped with the name of Len Spencer who was the professional & club maker at Cowes, I.O.W. from 1925 to 1932 and possibly longer. Under his name the words ‘Own Model’ are shown. The ‘Maltese Cross’ cleekmark used by F.H. Ayres, the well known London club maker is also stamped to the head along with the model name ‘The Century’ Putter and Warranted Hand Forged. This could mean that Len Spencer designed the club and commissioned F.H. Ayres to produce the club as no reference can be found re this model when searching under the name of F.H. Ayres.
A fine gun metal mallet head putter by this famous maker in original condition. The length is 34” (86cm). The style is very similar to the Anderson ‘Zozo’ model. This club can be used for play or would make a great display model.
The head has numerous dint marks but this is typical for old gun metal putters because head covers were rarely used to protect club heads so the soft gun metal suffered when metal irons were thrown into the bag. His name stamp is clearly visible on the head with Leven shown below.
A nice example of this popular alloy head putter in good condition ready for play. The club measures 33.50” (85cm).
The ‘terraced top’ head has very clear stamps showing the makers name and both the registration and patent numbers.
A superb early 1900’s wood mallet head style putter in original condition except for the addition of new whipping thread to the socket joint and the grip. The top of the head is raised towards the toe end with a gradual slope back down towards the neck. This putter remains in play condition or would make a fabulous display club. The length is 33.50” (85cm).
The renowned family maker’s name is clearly stamped to the crown of the head with both the model name and patent number shown below. The maker’s name is also stamped to the shaft just below the original hide grip.
A rare putter with an unusual wide (flange) top edge to the blade helping to add weight and stability whilst making the putting stroke. In original condition this putter can still be used for play or would make an interesting addition to a collection. The length is 35” (89cm).
The head was supplied to J.C. Smith of Monifieth who assempled the club. Their name is stamped to both the head and the shaft. The head is also stamped ‘The Princeps’, Gibson’s, with the patent 28443 shown below. The Gibson ‘Star’ cleekmark is also shown. So this club has a nice provenance.
A popular putter with hickory players. Restored ready for play. The length is 35.50”, so may suit a tall player.
The head has great stamp markings showing the makers name, his ‘Robin’ cleekmark, Patent No.244928, Benny Putter Registration, Made in Scotland Hand Forged. The sole has the patented ‘Gruvsol’ ridges.
An attractive bevelled back putter having a decorative stamped face and retains the original hide grip. This club is suitable for play. The length is 34.25” (87cm).
The head shows both the makers name and his ‘crescent moon’ cleekmark, plus the model name ‘The Sovereign Putter’.
A rare Robert (Bobby) Trent Jones signature Calamity Jane Putter made by A.G. Spalding and stamped with their Kro-Flite cleekmark. This club has been restored to play condition. The length is 33.50” (85cm).
The head is clearly shows the signature and Calamity Jane.
An attractive putting cleek for chipping the ball onto the green towards the hole. The length is 34.75” (88cm).
The head is clearly stamped ‘Premier’ Putting Cleek. The ‘key’ cleekmark was used by Frank Johnson c.1901 to 1913’. The long blade measures 4.75” (12cm) from toe to heel along the rear.
An extremely nice Robert Forgan smooth faced straight blade putter. This club is in original condition and can still be used for play or would make a fine display item or a wonderful presentation gift for a golf enthusiast. The length is 34.25” (87cm).
The head is clearly stamped Robert Forgan & Son, St. Andrews’ in an oval shape with his crown cleekmark inside the oval.
A nice chipper/putter by Hugh Logan who designed the well known Genii irons. The club has been restored for play. The length is 35” (89cm).
His signature is stamped to the head above the model name ‘Connoisseur’. There is a ‘key’ cleekmark stamped to the toe end which denotes that this club was made by Frank Johnson who was based in London producing clubs from circa 1901 to 1913. He then supplied to James Adwick who was the professional at Trentham G.C. from 1907 to 1911. His name is also stamped to the head.
A very nice goose neck putter restored for play. The club measures 34” (86cm).
James Spence had a forge in St. Andrews producing metal club heads. He was also a club maker. His forge was bought by Robert Forgan in the early 1920’s. His name is stamped to the head. The shaft is stamped William Grieve who had a small club making business based in Perth so he probably purchased the head from James Spence to produce this club.
A nice rustless putter for the hickory player. The length is 33.75” (86cm)
Manufactured by the Leyland & Birmingham Rubber Company who were large producers of clubs during the early 1900’s with various factories in England and Scotland.
A very nice rustless wry neck putter restored for play. Length 33.75” (86cm).
The head is stamped Jaques who were a sporting goods manufacturer based in London during the early 1900’s. They had their clubs produced by various club manufacturers stamped with their name. The head is also stamped with a ‘Sun Spot’ cleekmark which was used by an unknown small club maker who will have produced and supplied the club to Jaques. The name ‘Eclipse’ was one of Jaques model names. Other stamps show ‘Warranted Forged’ and Rustless.
The Craig series of irons and putter have a low profile blade with a pointed toe. This putter has been restored to play condition. The length is 34” (86cm).
The head is stamped ‘Craig Putter’ with the Ben Sayers ‘Robin’ cleekmark shown above. His name is also shown.
A rare smooth faced straight blade putter by this small Edinburgh club and ball maker. The club has been restored to play condition. The length is 35.50” (90cm) so will suit either a tall player or a player who likes to stand upright when addressing the ball.
The makers name remains visible stamped to the head in a circular format, albeit faint in parts. His small ‘star’ cleekmark is also shown within the circle. The word ‘Special’ is stamped at the toe end.
A nice smooth faced putting cleek (shallow chipper) from this famous club maker. A useful club to have in the bag when attacking the flag from just off the green. One has to also remember that many greens in the early 1900’s were not closely mown so a lofted putter was often used on the green to lift the ball towards the hole. The club measures 35” (89cm).
The head is stamped with the Spalding cleekmark which they used from 1900 to 1910. The model name ‘Morristown’ is also shown.
An unusual narrow flanged sole putter with a distinctive golf ball face pattern. The offset head is made from an alloy known as McGill metal. It is bronze in colour, similar to gun metal. This club is in original condition and can be used for either play or display. The length is 34.75” (88cm).
Martin Klin and McGill were partners in their club making business, mainly producing deep grooved backspin irons which became illegal for play in 1922. Their workshop was based in Valparaiso, Indiana, USA. The head is clearly stamped with the model name ‘Diamond’ and the makers cleekmark letter ‘K’ within a diamond.
An attractive rare centre shafted style wooden headed putter in original condition. This interesting putter would make a superb display model or a wonderful gift (birthday or retirement) for the golf enthusiast. It could even still be used for play. The main attractive feature is the aiming line across the centre of the head consisting of eight small brass pin heads. The length is 34” (86cm).
Peter Robertson was the professional & club maker starting at Buffalo, N.Y. in 1904. He then moved to Oakmont, PA in 1905 until 1911. Thereafter to Fall River, MA in 1912-13 before finally joining Yahnundasis, Utica, N.Y. in 1914 until 1928. His name is still clearly visible stamped to the crown of the head with a small stamp above showing Utica N.Y.
This putter remains in original condition, i.e. not restored, but can still be used for play. Made by James Braid, the 5 times Open Champion from 1901 to 1910. The length is 31.75” (81cm), so will either suit a gentleman player who prefers a low putting stance or possibly a lady player.
The main features of this putter are the broad flange and both the shaft and hosel being flat down the inside section compared to the other parts being round. The original grip adds further appeal.
A fine example of this famous centre shafted alloy head putter originally designed by Mr A.F. Knight of Schenectady, New York and launched in 1903. This club is in original condition and could still be used for play or would make a superb display model or a superb gift (birthday or retirement) for the golf enthusiast. The length is 35” (89cm).
The head is stamped H.C. Lee, New York. He ran a very successful sports outfit business mainly concentrating on the sale of golf equipment. The rear of the head is stamped ‘Schenectady Putter. Pat Mar 24 1903.
A fine example of this sought after putter by Tom Auchterlonie who was the youngest of the famous Auchterlonie brothers from St. Andrews. Except for the replaced whipping to the grip, this putter is in original condition and can be used for play. The length is 33.50” (85cm).
In 1924 he patented the design of the head which is prism shaped with the club face in line with the front of the hosel. This putter has a really nice balanced feel. His name is stamped to the wide sole and also to the straight shaft below the grip.
A nice late hickory putter ready for play. The rectangular head is made from alloy with circular lead weights placed at both the toe and heel ends. The main features include a square hosel and the front section of the grip is flat to allow the players thumbs to rest comfortably. The head and shaft are in original condition with the grip having probably been replaced at some stage. The length is 35” (89cm).
The sole is clearly stamped ‘The Weetman’, Reg Design, Hand Made. This limited edition model was specially made to commemorate Harry Weetman shooting a 58 around Selsdon Park Golf Club. The face is stamped 58.
A nice wry neck putter in play condition. This hickory shafted putter was probably made around 1950. The length is 33.25” (84cm).
The head is stamped with the letters FORD within a circle with Cambridge shown below. There is also a partially visible signature stamped to the centre of the head, presumably the name of the professional who sold the club. Putter No.11 is also stamped to the head to this putter has been part of a set.
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