Lovely Oz Model Dunlop Gussie Moran

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  1. rodracquet

    rodracquet Rookie

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    Gussie only passed away this year in January aged nearly 90.

    She was a 50's pin up girl and was always in the media owing to some fashionable outfit she was wearing on court. In Australia, she played in a variety of tennis matches which showed the public interest in ladies tennis and manufacturers like Dunlop produced her endorsed racquets.

    Check out this beauty from the 50's.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?...363534.1073741878.195175473533&type=1&theater
     
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  2. MAX PLY

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    Sweet frame. Looks like it's in excellent condition. I really do like the older frames with the player's pictures on them. Thanks for sharing.
     
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  3. joe sch

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    That Gussie Moran dunlop maxply is a beauty.
    Its a very scarce photo decal racket, do not think there are many others in existence. Looks to have the unusual shaped shaft that is made of cane or bamboo ? Bancroft also made a few similar type models back in that era. Another scarce maxply photo racket is the Hoad model. I may post some pictures in another thread.
     
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