Snauwaert Superior 1000

Discussion in 'Classic Racquet Talk' started by Cesare, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. Cesare

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    i saw this beautiful frame today in a second hand store, it looks like a 95 sq. in. approximately. they've asked me 15 bucks. Does anybody have some info on this stick?
     
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  2. Cesare

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    the frame is matte black with some golden stripes inside the upper hoop.
     
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  3. Hannah19

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    That's a China or Taiwan frame from the final period of Snauwaert by the end of the last century.
    The brandname was sold to the Dutch Rucanor company and they moved production to the far East. Unfortunately these rackets lost all of their previous flair that made Snauwaert stand out.
    These were cheaply build frames without any particular flair or qualities.....sadly enough.
     
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  4. Cesare

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    Thank you so much! another one in that store beside this Superior was the Dynamic 900
     
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  5. Sanglier

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    What? Dynamic made racquets as well? I've always been under the impression that they only made skis. The store I worked at in the '80s carried the brand, but I was (until today) completely unaware that they had a tennis division. Head, Kneissl, Rossignol, Yamaha and Volkl were the only companies I knew that were in both lines of business at the time. What does this '900' racquet look like? I am very curious.
     
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  6. Cesare

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    oh no, i've meant to say "Snauwaert Dynamic 900", that's another Snauwaert frame beside the Superior 1000 model in that market. I'm sorry for my inaccurate description :-?
     
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  7. Hannah19

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    They had several "flashy" names added to make them attractive.
    I've got one that, IIRC, is called the Superior 3000.
    Same **** different name.
     
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