Lot # 33: Haskell Pat. April 11, 1899

Category: Golf Balls

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 17 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Spring 2023",
which ran from 4/5/2023 12:00 PM to
4/22/2023 8:00 PM

As the first rubber-core golf ball, the Haskell golf ball holds a landmark position in the history of the game.  Sold by the B.F. Goodrich Company in the US and the Haskell Golf Ball Company in the UK, the Haskell was the ball that rendered gutta percha golf balls obsolete. There were various models made between 1899 and the early 1906. This particular ball is Marked “Haskell Pat Apr 11, 1899, on one pole and nothing on the other, this is a very rare and fine example of a highly collectible golf ball.

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