J. C. Higgins, Championship

Item Specifics:

J. C. Higgins, Sears Roebuck and Co., Championship
cardboard tube from 1940s with 3 white J. C. Higgins tennis ball(s)
of 100% Wool construction.
This particular 'Type 7 - Cardboard Tube' item is scarce.
Photo(s) courtesy of Jim Cherry

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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 100% Wool 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.”