This 1A no model (the putter is a 1A but not stamped 1A) appears almost unused. The head looks perfect. The original leather wrap grip is clean. Only the Tortion T grip cap shows a little wear from contact with the bottom of a golf bag.
Karsten Solheim, with the able help of his teen-age sons Allan and John, made this putter by hand in their Redwood City, California, garage. Redwood City Ping putters are now iconic. They unleashed the creative genius of Karsten Solheim, the man who changed the way the world both designed and made golf clubs.