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"Northwood Golf Club"

Button # 449

Back of Button # 449a

Northwood Golf Club - The club was founded in 1891 at Northwood, Middlesex, three miles east of Richmond. A very large (27mm) convex closed back copper gilt uniform button contains a central rococo shield bearing the county arms: Gules, three seaxes proper, hilts to the dexter. These are the ancient arms of Middlesex and Essex (the Middle and East Saxons). The reverse is without back marks but this example was in the closing stock of Messrs Pitt.

Image submitted by Dixon Pickup

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

Northwood Golf Club

Buttons # 449

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