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    Early track or rut iron. Good patina on the small, heavy round head. This interesting collectible also has a long thick hosel with deep nicking, thick hickory shaft and overisize, built-up leather wrap grip. Back in the 1700 and 1800s, when many golf courses in Scotland were located on town or public land, residents often drove their wagons over the courses on their way home, creating ruts from their wheels. Golfers needed a special club to extricate themselves from these wagon tracks, hence the invention of the small-headed track or rut iron. There are rock dents along the leading edge and lower hosel. A nice club. Circa 1850. Good +.

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    June, 2004
    19th Saturday
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