Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Early 1900's Golf Clubs (10) & Photographs (5) from the Jim Barnes Estate. Acquired by our consignor from a 2010 estate auction in rural New Jersey, this ensemble is described thusly in the included auctioneer lot listing: "Group of 10 wooden shaft golf clubs from the estate of the daughter of Hall of Fame golfer Long Jim Barnes; includes 3 J.M. Barnes special irons, J.P. Cochrane, Scotland, Read Wood putter - Glover Specialties Co., Bridgeport, CT. etc." One child-sized club is clearly not Barnes', but the rest likely are, and there are a few fascinating specimens, including the aforementioned Read Wood putter, known to sell for close to $1000 without any pro player attribution. Four irons are "J.M. Barnes Special" model clubs. All show solid use. Also here are five original photos from Barnes estate, the best being a large (12x14" inclusive of mount) photo inscribed in an unknown hand, "For Mr. J.M. Barnes from Lakeside Country Club, Richmond, Va, 4/3/18." Each player is likewise identified on the image itself in an unknown hand. Please see our online listing for a more comprehensive photographic documentation of the lot.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,057

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Sep 26, 2014 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item
    Coming soon:

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 10/22/2021

    Photography
    Opens about 10/22/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 10/22/2021

    Space
    Opens about 10/25/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/26/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/27/2021

    Sports Collectibles
    Opens about 10/28/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 10/29/2021

    Movie Posters
    Opens about 10/29/2021

    World & Ancient Coins
    Opens about 10/24/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 10/22/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 11/10/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 11/01/2021

    Ethnographic Art
    Opens about 11/11/2021

    Fine & Rare Wine
    Opens about 11/12/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 11/12/2021

    Historical
    Opens about 11/15/2021

    Luxury Accessories
    Opens about 11/16/2021

    Entertainment
    Opens about 11/16/2021

    World & Ancient Coins
    Opens about 11/07/2021

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 11/05/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 11/16/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 11/16/2021

    Nature & Science
    Opens about 11/17/2021

    Photography
    Opens about 11/17/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 11/08/2021

    Rare Books
    Opens about 11/19/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 11/18/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 11/11/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 11/22/2021

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 11/24/2021

    World & Ancient Coins
    Opens about 11/16/2021

    Currency
    Opens about 11/22/2021

    Arms & Armor
    Opens about 11/23/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 11/23/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 11/24/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 11/15/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 11/15/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 11/24/2021

    Currency
    Opens about 11/18/2021

    Sports Collectibles
    Opens about 11/24/2021

    World & Ancient Coins
    Opens about 11/21/2021

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 27 days left to consign to the 2021 December 18 Sports Showcase Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    I will definitely consider using Heritage again, as I have other items that might benefit from being offered at auction.
    Gary N.,
    Livermore, CA
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search