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Button # 453

Back of Button # 453a

Needles Golf Club - The club was formed in 1888 at Totland Bay and some 400 feet above sea level, ‘sporting’ to say the least and one not to play in a mist. My example is probably an award type in copper gilt and enamels measures 20.5mm. The design is incised and the triple enamels do produce an attractive effect. The back marks are ‘Best Quality’ ‘G&S’ (Gaunt & Sons). Tony Gazzard states that the club dissolved c1950.

Image submitted by Dixon Pickup

Information is from an article in "The British Golf Collectors Society" written by Dixon Pickup.

Needles Golf Club

Buttons # 453

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