Seen another one of these? Me neither. Nor anyone that the auctioneer knows. Nor is this ball listed in McGimpsey's or any other golf ball reference book. Like something out of the Justice League (or another galactic origin), this circa 1920s rubber-core ball has a show-stopping original paint job. Within the squares of the lattice pattern is metallic silver paint--almost like stainless steel in its appearance!
Simply marked "Flash Spot" in red on both poles, this ball shows only light use with just a couple of light strike marks. Beating the disco ball by many decades, this globe was made in the 1920s when mirror balls first became popular for use in dance halls.
The Flash Spot is more than the ultimate lattice pattern. It's a killer golf ball with its tongue-in-cheek design and current singular existence. With this ball, a sparkling star is born!
Speaking of stars....Dancing with the Stars is not the only place where, if you are lucky, you can pick up a mirror ball trophy!
This ball is middle row center in the group shot in the accompanying images.