Woodward Sports, Mercury

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Woodward Sports, Mercury
metal can with paper label from 1940s with 3 white tennis ball(s)
of Heavy Melton construction.
This particular 'Type 3 - United Kingdom Flat Top' item is rare.
Photo(s) courtesy of Brad McCall

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Metal can with paper label. Top half is dark blue with white text “WOODWARD’S MERCURY TENNIS BALLS”. Bottom of can has light blue and white stripes. Blue text states: “PRESSURE – PACKED HERMETICALLY SEALED METAL CONTAINER – HEAVY MELTON COVER For Lawn or Hardcourt Tournament Play. Other side of can reads: “MADE IN ENGLAND FROM SUPERIOR QUALITY MATERIAL EVERY BALL UNIFORM IN WEIGHT, SIZE AND BOUND” “PRESSURE PACKED CONTAINER OF 3 BALLS”. There is a small circle with text “PRICE”