Abraham & Strauss,Championship
Abraham & Strauss, Championship
metal can with paper label from 1950s with 3 white A&S tennis ball(s)
of Dura-Felt (Wool-Nylon-Dacron) construction.
This particular 'Type 5 - United States Domed Top Can' item is rare.
mCat 3188.8.131.52 Photo(s) courtesy of Paul O'Neill
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Red, white, and blue paper label over metal can. Top of can has white text on blue “NEW DURA-FELT COVER Blending WOOL…NYLON…DACRON” followed by an image of a tennis ball with A&S in red text. White area in middle of can has “CHAMPIONSHIP” in black and “(Approved U.S.L.T.A.) in red. Lower section is red with “TENNIS BALLS” in white. Bottom blue area reads “Made by Wright & Ditson for Abraham & Strauss”. Information on side of can states “GUARANTEED Highest quality materials, skilled American workmanship. Product of years of research, precision manufacture and championship tournament experience.”