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 tennis ball(s)
of Wool Nylon Dacron construction.
This particular 'Type 5 - United States Domed Top Can' item is uncommon.
Photo(s) courtesy of Brad McCall

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Blue and white can. “J. C. Higgins” “TENNIS BALLS” in white text at top. There is a blue “3” in a small white rectangle. White tennis ball at bottom of can reads “Championship J. C. Higgins App. By U.S.L.T.A. Sears, Roebuck and Co.”. White text under the tennis ball states “Approved By The U.S. Lawn Tennis Association”. Left side of can reads “Durable Cover Perfect Balance”. Right side reads “True Bouncing Lively Action”. Bottom of can text states “J.C. Higgins Sporting Goods are sold only by Sears, Roebuck and Co.”. Can has yellow decal with red text “NEW WOOL COVER INCLUDING NYLON & DACRON”.