Wilson Sporting Goods Co., Championship

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Wilson Sporting Goods Co., Championship
metal can from 1935 with 3 white Ellsworth Vines tennis ball(s).
Endorsed by, or as a tribute to Ellsworth Vines.

This particular 'Type 1 - United States Flat ‘Tear Top’' item is extremely rare.
Photo(s) courtesy of Jim Cherry, Private Addition

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Light blue and green player can. This container is an early example of the blue and yellow Vines can, it has fewer patent numbers listed at the bottom of the can. Photo of Ellsworth Vines. Green top section has in black text “3 PRESSURE SEALED”, “VINES Championship TENNIS BALLS” in white on blue background. “Wilson Sporting Goods Co.”