John Wisden & Co. Ltd, Comet

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John Wisden & Co. Ltd, Comet
metal can from 1940s with 4 white tennis ball(s)
of Melton construction.
This particular 'Type 2 - United Kingdom Solder Spot' item is rare.
Photo(s) courtesy of The Museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame

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Orange can with a black band running around the middle. There are repeated images of a Wisden tennis ball around the top and bottom sections. White text on black section states “WISDEN COMET TENNIS BALLS”. There is also a diagonal orange section with white text “FACTORY FRESH”. One side of can has information about factory freshness, the other has information about the balls. “THE COMET This well-known Wisden second grade ball, very popular for a number of years, is considerably improved by the addition of a harder wearing Melton covering.”