A. W. Phillips, Ltd, Tuf-Tex
A. W. Phillips, Ltd, Tuf-tex
cardboard tube from 1939 with 3 white tennis ball(s)
of Melton construction.
This particular 'Type 8 - Cardboard Tube with Metal Cap' item is rare.
Photo(s) courtesy of The Museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame
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Brown paper label with red and green text. Label is divided into two sections designated by thin green rectangles. Main rectanglular section has red text “A. W. Phillips, Ltd” “TUF-TEX TENNIS BALLS” “PLAYS PERFECT” “LASTS LONGEST”. Green text “Suitable for every kind of Court Surface” “Covered with the celebrated Tuftex Full weight Melton”. Smaller section repeats “TUF-TEX” in red, and green “TENNIS BALLS” “L.T.A. SIZE, WEIGHT, BOUND” “Manufactured and Guaranteed by A. W. Phillips, Ltd, Albion Works, Nuneaton, Eng.”