Dunlop Tire & Rubber Corp., Championship

Item Specifics:

Dunlop Tire & Rubber Corp., Championship
metal can from 1940s with 3 white Vinnie Richards tennis ball(s)
of Blue Ribbon Felt construction.
Endorsed by, or as a tribute to Vinnie Richards.

This particular 'Type 5 - United States Domed Top Can' item is scarce.
Photo(s) courtesy of Brad McCall

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Red and white can. Photo of Vinnie Richards and text “Developed By Vinnie Richards”. “Dunlop Championship” in black text on white area at top. “TENNIS BALLS” in white. Photo of a tennis ball with text reading “Dunlop APP. U.S.L.T.A.” “Official Choice In Thousands Of Tournaments” written along side of can. “Made In U.S.A. By Dunlop Tire And Rubber Corporation, Buffalo, N.Y.” at bottom of can. There is a blue ribbon attached to the key that reads “The New Dunlop Blue Ribbon Felt Cover”.