Silver Propelling Pencil Tennis Racket. Thornhill & Co

Silver Propelling Pencil Tennis Racket. Thornhill & Co

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Tennis Racket, Propelling Pencil.
A vintage plated propelling pencil in the shape of a Lawn Tennis Racket made by W. Thornhill & Co. London. The pencil is in excellent working condition and bears the Diamond Registration mark for 7th Sep. 1878. The handle marked '24th Feb 1880, BOOKIE'.
The open strings on the racket are slightly damaged and one string is missing.
A very nice Tennis collectable.

Dimensions:

Height 8.5 cm / 3 516"
Width 2 cm / 1316"
Depth 1 cm / 1332"
Period

1850-1899

Year

1880

Medium

Silver

Country

United Kingdom

Exhibitions
xmas.19
Condition

Good but not perfect, some damage to strings.

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