Own the world's largest antique golf collection!
Own the world's largest antique golf collection!
It has taken many decades
to build "the world's largest antique golf collection".
With the thought of marketing them upon his retirement,
the now 78 year old owner is seeking a buyer for his
entire collection (most of the clubs have been restored
to museum quality). While everything in this collection
is rare, approximately 2,000 are very rare.
The collection consists of fine antique wood shafted, pre-1930 golf clubs, antique balls, trophies, memorabilia, ephemera, ceramics, books and metalwork...over 20,000 pieces
1211 Standard Socket
586 Scottish woods
625 American woods
130 Scare heads
119 FF wood shafts
16 Long nose (5 playclubs, 11 putters)
23 Better socket heads
171 Restored playable woods
42 Collectables (partial list)
8 Tom Morris socket
10 Metal or Alum head woods
519 Approximate high end woods
*all clubs listed subject to change
1140 Scottish Putters
982 American Putters
75 Better putters (50 Scot)
21 Wood mallet head (10 Scot)
16 Schenectady type (4 Scot)
1 Otto Hackbarth
1 Sharpshooter (Wilson)
298 Brass putters (250 Scot)
75 Maxwell (55 Scot)
51 Alum Putters (43 Scot)
10 Ball face (5 Scot)
While there are too many items to list individually, here are some highlights: Unusual Metal Clubs, Gutta Percha Balls, Mesh Balls, Misc Rare Old Balls, Signature Balls, Ball Boxes, Ball Molds, Bags, Tees, Umbrella & Walking Sticks, Clothing & Accessories, Books (many autographed), Calendars/Cigarette Cards, Magazines, Post Cards,
Score Cards & Rule Books, Sheet Music Covers, Stamps, Ephemera, Sculptures, Spoons & Flatware, Smokers Paraphernalia, Vesta Cases, Trophies, Medals, Metal Ornaments, Jewelry, Clocks and Watches, Glassware, Tableware, Decorative Plates,
Ornamental Wares, Steins & Loving Cups, Vases, Figures, Ceramics, Portraits, Caricatures, Posters, Fine Art Prints, Comic and Satirical Prints, Open Championship Memorabilia, Ryder Cup, The Masters, Amateur Championships, Other Majors, Games & Puzzles, Toys, Badges & Buttons
Antique golf clubs for sale are the only way to play antique golf with hickory sticks, wood shafted antique golf clubs for sale. Hickory Sticks and hickory shafted woods, hickory shafted irons and hickory shafted putters were used to play golf. Antique gold wood shafted woods, wood shafted putters and wood shafted irons were the norm before 1930. Scottish woods, American woods, FF wood shafts, Long nose, Scot putters, Scot wood mallet head, Schenectady, Otto Hackbarth, Wilson Sharpshooter, Scot Brass putters, Scot Maxwell, Deep Groove Irons, Old Tom Morris, Anti-shank Irons, Giant Niblic, Carrick, Waterfall Iron, BTN Irons, Cann Taylor Rut, Findley concave, Cran Cleeks, Laird mashie, Bussey Steel Socket, MacGregor slotted hosel, A. Patrick Trivole, Waffle face, Waffle face Spalding, Brick face Kroyden, Bamboo shaft niblic, Carrick lofter, Lofter, AF Scott The Midget, Columbia weighted heel, Mac Mac dimpled face, Wilson Rainbow mashie, BTN bamboo, Rut irons various makers, Harry Vardon smooth rut-niblic, Dunn Select I, Urquhart adjustable, 1890s Nicoll smooth face, Munro weighted toe, AH Scott deep smooth face, Hagen Concave sand irons, Hagen Iron man, Hagen Iron man coated shaft, Willie Park smooth face, Iron, weighted center, Otto Hackbarth, Niblic thin sole, JC Smith lofter, Wright & Ditson concave, Kroyden small waffle face, Bobby Jones irons, Thompson concave, Dysart Fife football shape iron, Ed Hardman small heavy head, Condie unusual face, MacGregor with hole drilled in face, Fernie foulis head, Lofter, Chole clubs, Tom Hood iron, Old smooth face with dots, McEwan smooth face, Weighted back smooth face, Condie smooth face concave, A. Patrick smooth face, J. Moffett Foulis concave, Fryer Foulis, Dysart Fife fish scale face, Joyce Wethered spade mashie, Unusual face Spalding, WD Clark, fish scale face, Rocker sole irons, Tom Stewart, Jiggers, Nicoll, Vardon, Hagen, Kroyden ball face, Wilson Irons, Wright & Ditson, MacGregor irons, Irons Hillerich Bradsby, Irons lefty Amer/Scot. Antique golf club, antique golf collectible, antique golf clubs, collectible golf club, collectible golf art, antique golf balls, sell golf collectible, buy golf memorabilia, Men gift golf, dad golf gift, husband golf gift, men's golf gift, men's golf gift, husband golf gift, mens unique golf, men's unique golf, husband unique golf, cool men's golf gift, cool mens golf gift, cool husband golf gift,
Come enjoy the experience; the aura of history, the smell of leather, wood and hints of fresh mowed grass...put on your plus fours and think...
"How many decades would it take to procure around 17,000 hickory shafted golf clubs, 1,000 balls, 1,000 historical books and thousands of pieces of memorabilia, trophies, medals, fine art, prints, ephemera and other one of a kind items?" Do you have 30 years plus to try to build a collection on your own? More importantly, do you think in the 21st century you could even find most of the pieces in this collection?
This collection can be retailed (clubs sell for a minimum of $300-$450 each; some for thousands of dollars apiece), used for merchandising, decoration, giveaways, a club museum, hickory golf tournaments and other uses. By becoming the sole owner of this amazing collection, you can corner the market and set up your own business plan for antique golf.
Some areas where you may have success: wholesale (pro-shops, shop sales, hickory trophies), retail golf shops, gift shops, resort shops, antique shops, catalogs, golf tour companies, Internet retail sales sites; distributors in other countries (especially those where golf is growing) China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Mexico, South America; charities, corporate give-aways, incentives, interior decorators and other specialty markets; Direct to the public has the highest margins. Many of the clubs have been stamped with names of the pro at the time or the golf course or country club which sold the club or some other name. Contacting these named clubs or people with the same names as stamped on is a good market. Golf collectors, personal collections, missing or fill in sets, supplying new collectors; restored play-sets for people to play with the "history of golf" or have rental sets for antique tournaments.
If you are interested, please come see us in Austin, Texas, USA and have a private viewing of this one of a kind collection. Once you have the experience, you will want to make the collection your own.
For a voyage in style, please contact our friends at QRJets to book a private jet to get to Austin!