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"Northampton Golf Club"

Button # 479
Image submitted by Dixon Pickup

Button # 479a
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Northampton Golf Club - This club was formed in 1893 on the Kettering Road some two miles south of the town. Some ten years ago the Club moved a few miles north of the town close to the village of Harlestone, and have constructed a fine parkland course. Illustrated is a very fine and large (26mm) silver award example by Vaughtons’s marked for Birmingham 1904. Within a circle bearing the club title, a shield bearing the arms of the town is superimposed upon crossed clubs and balls. The blazon is correctly portrayed, Gules on a mount vert a tower tripled in pyramidical form argent, and supported by two lions rampant or, in the portway of the tower a portcullis (recorded in the College of Arms).

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

Northampton Golf Club

Buttons # 479

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