Marked "Spalding Bramble" on both poles inside a large ring, this
ball is made from solid gutta percha. It dates right around 1900 or shortly thereafter. Spalding continued to offer gutty balls
for a few years after the rubber-core Haskell was introduced in 1899.
This particular ball was used and has a few crease marks. Even so,
it still retains most of its paint and looks good. In excellent
This ball is top row, middle in the accompanying group image.