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    B.G.I. one piece brassie with original leather insert. Brass sole, oval lead back weight, stamped "B.G.I." shaft and russet grip. This desirable collectible was manufactured in Bridgeport, Connecticut by the Bridgeport Gun and Implement Company and patented in 1894 by J. Duncan Dunn, a member of the famous Dunn golfing family from the U.K. This unusual collectible was made from a single block of wood, eliminating the need for a joint or hosel between the head and shaft. While one piece golf clubs were made as early as the mid 19th century (according to Jeff Ellis in The Clubmaker's Art), Dunn was the first club maker to popularize the idea nearly a half century later. Another must for every patent club collection. Light overall wear. 1898. Very good.

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    June, 2004
    19th Saturday
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