Originally Posted by paoloraz
I agree with vsbabolat, at wimbledon 1982 he was using the retail version, or something very very similar... But at the end of '82-beginning '83 he was using something different... to me, the reinforce above the grip is dark and it seems either a piece of graphite or just painted. The pics below are taken at the davis cup final '82 and at the master '82 (january 83).
At that same Wimbledon he was using racquets that had very dark wood also.
Dark wood flake 1982 Wimbledon Final
Light wood flake 1982 Wimbledon Final