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Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame

Club, Golf


Accession number: 994.408.14
Date: 1900 – 1920
Materials: wood, bamboo, leather, lead?
Measurements: 114 cm L x 6.5 cm W x 6 cm Diameter
Marks/Label:

Small torn label at the base of the handle. Some of the words are missing, however: COSBY'S/ Split Bamboo...Steel Center.../corrugated..grip/ patent pending

Group: Golf
Description:  The 'Cosby' split bamboo steel-center club with the corrugated grip made by William Gibson Ltd. in Scotland. Shaft is bamboo and grip is covered by hand woven leather and braided string whipping. Inserts on blade (head?) of club and Green paint mark on upper side of club head.
Manufacturer: William Gibson Ltd.