J. C. Higgins, Championship

Item Specifics:

J. C. Higgins, Sears Roebuck and Co., Championship
metal can from 1950s 1960s with 3 white J. C. Higgins 1231 tennis ball(s)
of Durable Wool construction.
This particular 'Type 5 - United States Domed Top Can' item is uncommon.
Photo(s) courtesy of Brad McCall

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White, black and blue can. Black area at top reads “J. C. Higgins” in white text. Blue tennis ball circle in center reads “3 championship tennis balls”. Text under blue tennis ball reads “Durable Wool Cover”. “wears longer fortified with nylon and dacron”. “Approved by the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association”. “No. 1231”. Black racquet outline on side. A second blue tennis ball circle reads “Perfect balance uniform bounce lively action”. “Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Simpson – Sears, Limited Made In U.S.A.”