Mercur, Mercur

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Mercur, Mercur
cardboard tube from 1949-1955 with 3 white tennis ball(s).
This particular 'Type 10 - Cardboard Tube with Tall Cap' item is rare.
Photo(s) courtesy of The Museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame

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Cardboard tennis ball container with a cardboard lid and bottom and three white tennis balls, each individually wrapped in beige tissue paper with a black and white paper seal. The can is light green with a diagonal two-tone yellow strip. There are blue stripes with white Portuguese text around the top ” MERCUR Bola De Tennis”. In the center is a blue and white tennis ball with blue text “Mercur”. Towards the right edge of the label is a light blue rectangle with blue text. Below this text panel is the Mercur logo. Text on container reads (English translation added here, but not printed on container) “Bola De Tennis (Tennis Ball)” “Bola própria para campeonatos torneios e Jogos amistosos (Ball for championships tournaments and friendly matches)” “Industria Brasileira (Brazilian industry)”.