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    Lard "Whistler" by Spalding. Uncommon Gold Medal model dedstop niblic, dated 1916, with deep groove scoring, perforated hexagonal steel shaft, and built up leather wrap grip. One of only a handful of deep groove "Whistlers" to turn up at auction in the past two decades. Stamped on the back of the head are a hammer, two flowers and an arrow. See #257 in Sporting Antiquities 1992 auction for a similar piece. A cornerstone to every American patent club collection. Light overall wear. 1916. Very good.

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    June, 2004
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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