Originally Posted by retrowagen
Not weird at all - all of the Austrian-made Fischer frames (and Austrian-made Kneissl frames of the same era, too) were molded in this fashion, with different molds for each grip size frame - not foamed or plastic pallets on hairpins (as is now ubiquitously done).
And yes, this is one design aspect that gives them that special ball feel.
Even the modern Aldi rackets have graphite handles instead of foamed ones.
2x MAX 200G PRO, Nat.Gut/Ferry Force Super Touch at 58 lbs.