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proracketeer
03-08-2010, 02:33 AM
062.01 Donnay ITT (GreenHorn)
175 02 Donnay ITT (Ericsson)
362.05 GT 18 Fiber-Wood Midsize (airuba)
800.01 Donnay CGX 25 New (Ericsson?)
817.02 Pro Cynetic 1 (buzz_nation,treblings)
824.04 CX Pro Graphite (Ericsson)
834.08 GT 25 (?)
834.23 Pro Graphite (thanks, Bud)
852.06 GTI 25 (19mm?) (proracketeer)
855.69 Graffiti 300
857.42 Tiffany {Lady} (Ericsson)
857.52 diamant (proracketeer)
857.74 Turbo Comfort (proracketeer)
858.88 Pro Comfort 680 (jimbo333)
859.06 Ceramic Mid (ericsson)
859.07 Comp Pro-S (jimbo333)
859.12 Pro Composite (Virginia)
859.64 Mid 825 (ericsson)
859.68 Carbo Mid (jimbo333)
859.78 Kevlar Mid (proracketeer)
860.08 Supermid Graphite (Ericsson)
860.58 Supermid College (Dino Lagaffe)
860.89 Supermid Touring (levy07)
861.28 Supermid Ceramic (Love50)
872.90 Pro One yellow/blue OS (Ericsson)
876.90 Pro One OS yellow/blue (auzzieizm)
877.02 Pro Comfort 680 (airuba)
878.01 Donnay WST Tonic (jimbo333)
879.91 WST Cobalt (Ericsson)
886.02 Pro Ceramic 1 (proracketeer)
887.02 Pro Ceramic 4 (proracketeer)
887.03 Turbo Cynetic Flex
888.18 Turbo Ceramic (proracketeer)
888.88 Pro Ceramic (Dino Lagaffe)
890.28 Revolutive Apollo (ericsson)
890.88 Apollo (55 Feelin' Alive, Virginia)
897.02 Pro Cynetic 12

Add your donnay code !!!

Virginia
03-08-2010, 08:50 AM
What do you mean by Donnay code?

Virginia
03-08-2010, 02:58 PM
I just saw the above link, which I hadn't noticed before.

I've just won a Trademe auction for a coded Donnay.

859.12

The seller said it was a "Procomposite". Will tell you what it's like when I get it.

P.S. I haven't checked all of them, but I don't think any of my current Donnays have codes.

P.P.S. I wasn't going to buy this, but when I saw this thread, I thought to myself "Gotta have a coded Donnay!" LOL

proracketeer
03-08-2010, 10:55 PM
Collecting Donnay Codes.
:)

ericsson
03-08-2010, 11:15 PM
Collecting Donnay Codes.
:)

When i have the time i will post a lot more codes if you want, i have manyyyyyyy!
Anyway, about the codes, i finally have some insight.
It was basically an inventory code, there is some logic in the codification for short time period but not much. Some models have a code some models don't.
The codes started at about 1976 on wood models and ended in the early 90's.
Note that Donnay also numbered some very early woodies (not a code but a number).

Virginia
03-08-2010, 11:47 PM
P.S. I haven't checked all of them, but I don't think any of my current Donnays have codes.
My Apollo has a code - 890.88.

dekko1
03-11-2010, 11:58 PM
Hi guys, I have the following,
2 x Pro Cynetic 1
2 x Pro Cynetic 12
1 x Pro Ceramic
1 x Mid 725
None of them with codes, I think that they were made in Brazil. Did they only have codes if they were made in Belgium?

ericsson
03-12-2010, 12:23 AM
Hi guys, I have the following,
2 x Pro Cynetic 1
2 x Pro Cynetic 12
1 x Pro Ceramic
1 x Mid 725
None of them with codes, I think that they were made in Brazil. Did they only have codes if they were made in Belgium?

No not at all, these were all made in Belgium, like i said, some had the codes some don't, the same stick.

Tennis Man
03-12-2010, 06:44 AM
Hi guys, I have the following,
2 x Pro Cynetic 1
2 x Pro Cynetic 12
1 x Pro Ceramic
1 x Mid 725
None of them with codes, I think that they were made in Brazil. Did they only have codes if they were made in Belgium?

Could you post pictures of your Cynetics?

dekko1
03-12-2010, 06:50 AM
Could you post pictures of your Cynetics?

Yes, I'll get it done at some point next week.

Virginia
03-13-2010, 06:37 PM
ericcson, my latest Donnay has a code of 859.12. It says "Pro Composite" on the top of the hoop, but I can't find any reference to that model.

On the side of the handle, it says "Exclusively for Harrods, Knightsbridge". I assume it was distributed "exclusively" to that store. Do you happen to know anything more about it?

ericsson
03-14-2010, 03:53 AM
ericcson, my latest Donnay has a code of 859.12. It says "Pro Composite" on the top of the hoop, but I can't find any reference to that model.

On the side of the handle, it says "Exclusively for Harrods, Knightsbridge". I assume it was distributed "exclusively" to that store. Do you happen to know anything more about it?

Hi Virginia, it doesnt ring a bel, does the racket has a name model? or just pro composite? it could be one of those models made from a famous mold just for that shop, it is not listed in the official catalogue though, i have about nearly every model they've made listed.

Virginia
03-14-2010, 09:43 AM
No, nothing else at all, other than Donnay Graphite on the side of the handle.

vsbabolat
03-14-2010, 09:48 AM
Hi Virginia, it doesnt ring a bel, does the racket has a name model? or just pro composite? it could be one of those models made from a famous mold just for that shop, it is not listed in the official catalogue though, i have about nearly every model they've made listed.

Hi ercsson,
Which catalog does the Pro Cynetic 1 first appear? Is it 1986??????

ericsson
03-14-2010, 10:21 AM
Hi ercsson,
Which catalog does the Pro Cynetic 1 first appear? Is it 1986??????

Hi VS, yes 1986 is correct.

proracketeer
03-17-2010, 11:55 AM
http://i291.photobucket.com/albums/ll303/proracketeer/100_0789.jpg

proracketeer
10-30-2011, 10:48 AM
http://i291.photobucket.com/albums/ll303/proracketeer/SAM_0236.jpg
http://i291.photobucket.com/albums/ll303/proracketeer/SAM_0234.jpg
http://i291.photobucket.com/albums/ll303/proracketeer/SAM_0238.jpg

Roadway
10-31-2011, 11:05 PM
^^This Competition Graphite looks so nice! How does it play like?

Hannah19
11-01-2011, 11:24 AM
311.00 ITT/GT
005.37 B.B. Monaco (all black with white stripe)
858.90 Agassi Star 4000

proracketeer
01-23-2012, 07:08 AM
http://i291.photobucket.com/albums/ll303/proracketeer/100_1164.jpg

proracketeer
02-09-2013, 04:11 AM
Donnay Turbo Cynetic Flex 887.03
http://cache-cdn.kalaydo.de/mmo/8/354/549/08_928244513.jpg

proracketeer
02-11-2013, 09:43 PM
http://i291.photobucket.com/albums/ll303/proracketeer/100_1289_zpsfaac65ae.jpg
http://i291.photobucket.com/albums/ll303/proracketeer/100_1288_zps76b0bc11.jpg

ericsson
02-11-2013, 11:51 PM
Donnay Turbo Cynetic Flex 887.03
http://cache-cdn.kalaydo.de/mmo/8/354/549/08_928244513.jpg

Very rare stick!

BorgCash
02-12-2013, 02:04 AM
Hi ercsson, what can you tell about Donnay Bjorn Borg Graphite Club 25?

joe sch
02-12-2013, 03:40 AM
Very rare stick!

And extremely rare is the metal fischer speghetti strung that had "W Fischer" on the plastic throat.
Werner Fischer played it and Nastase used a Head Aluminium racquet variant to break the Vilas record and get that racket outlawed.
Sorry about the tangent ...

ericsson
02-12-2013, 11:18 PM
Hi ercsson, what can you tell about Donnay Bjorn Borg Graphite Club 25?

Any pics?
There were a lot of Borg's graphite's...

BorgCash
02-13-2013, 02:12 AM
Any pics?
There were a lot of Borg's graphite's...

I will try later.
It's marine-blue with red and silver stripes. Got Bjorn Borg signature just above the handle.
It was my first grafhite racquet, before played only w/woodies. My parents bought it in Australia in 1986 and brought to Moscow. There were not so many composte sticks in Moscow then. In comparison with woody it was very easy to play with it. Unfortunately i broke it after two years, never get the same. I realy love it, was a big Borg fan.

jimbo333
02-13-2013, 04:46 PM
Very rare stick!

Proracketeer is the most underrated poster on here, really great bloke as well!

Dino Lagaffe
07-25-2013, 12:23 PM
Control Mid - 857.98

Sanglier
07-25-2013, 06:33 PM
I don't see this one on the list:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v15/sanglier/DonnayGraphiteFluo_zps52f1aeb6.jpg


I have not been able to locate another "Graphite Fluo", but there is a "Fluo Graphite" on the bay right now, which did away with the hot pink accent but kept the glitter, and is very likely the same racquet under the paint.

Given that '857.50' falls between "Tiffany" (857.42) and "Diamant" (857.52), and since all three frames (as well as the "Turbo Comfort") appear to come out of the same mold, perhaps '857' was a code for "posh ladies"? :)

It's a nice frame though.