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Lot # 44: 1930s NEW IN THE BOX: Matching Set Harry Cooper Woods, Irons, and Putter by Wright and Ditson.

Starting Bid: $500.00

Bids: 3 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Spring 2020",
which ran from 3/9/2020 2:30 PM to
3/29/2020 1:45 AM

This mint Wright and Ditson matching set of Harry Cooper woods, irons, and putter is still in its ORIGINAL BOXES! The pyratone coated steel shafts are flawless, and all of the grips still have the original paper that they were wrapped in at the factory.  Especially flattering are the turquoise blue Harry Cooper decals found on the shaft just under the grip.

The shorter box contains the 2-5-7-9 irons and putter. The longer box contains the stylish driver, brassie, and spoon complete with pyratone-coated steel shafts. These clubs are gorgeous, especially the woods with all of the exposed wood painted a rich black except for the unique red and white face scoring. 

World Golf Hall of Fame member Harry Cooper won 31 times on the PGA Tour during the 1920s and 1930s. He was the first winner of the Vardon Trophy.  Competing in major championships, Cooper finished in the top ten nineteen times, and never once did he play in the British Open.  Many consider him to be the best golfer to have never won a major championship, but even that is not without a bit of a debate. When he won the Western Open in 1934, that event was was widely regarded as a major championship.  Nicknamed "Lighthorse Harry" for winning the inaugural LA open while playing the final round in 2 1/2 hours, Cooper was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1992.

These gorgeous clubs turn back the hands of time and show what "new in the box" actually was during the 1930s.  An amazing find!

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