57 New Items

Thanks to the generous staff of The Museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, I was able to update some container images and add information for fifty-seven new database items. I now have eight hundred and forty tennis containers listed. Here is a direct link to the items with images from the museum. Courtesy of … Read more57 New Items

Spencer & Moulton

Here are some interesting pictures I found concerning the manufacturing of tennis balls by George Spencer, Moulton and Co. LTD (Spencer & Moulton) which was in business from 1891 – 1956. They became part of the Avon India Rubber Co. in 1956. Images are used with permission of Grace’s Guide to British Industrial History

March Update

Over the last few weeks I have added thirty five new items to the mCat database. Quite a few Pirelli items have been added thanks to Franco Alciati’s sharing of information and images from his new book on Pirelli Tennis Balls I also added six fairly rare items from the collection of Paul O’Neill. Paul … Read moreMarch Update

Book on Pirelli Tennis Balls

Dalle “ballette” alle Pirelli. La storia delle palline da tennis italiane The Italian Tennis Collectors Association (Associazione Collezionisti Tennis – ACT) has recently published an interesting book that tells the story of Italian tennis balls. Many of the Pirelli images used on VintageTennisBalls.com are with the permission of the ACT’s President, Franco Alciati. Franco was … Read moreBook on Pirelli Tennis Balls