Rare Thomas Carruthers smooth faced cleek circa 1890 - Short hosel with through bore shaft. Original velum leather grip - Museum quality status

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TitleRare Thomas Carruthers smooth faced cleek circa 1890 - Short hosel with through bore shaft. Original velum leather grip - Museum quality status
Expires2019-09-13 18:17:00.0
Time Left-255 days 0 hours -42 mins -51 secs
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Starting Price£70.00
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Thomas Carruthers (1840-1924) patented the short socketed iron in 1891 (patent number 19684), one of the earliest for iron clubs. The length of the hosel was dramatically reduced, a hole drilled through the sole and the shaft sawn off flush to the sole, the idea being to reduce hosel weight and concentrate it in the blade. The heads were forged for him by Anderson of Anstruther. It was one of the few patented clubs to have been successful, remaining in production into the twentieth century.

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