Rare Antique Wooden Gymnastic Indian Clubs / Juggling C1900 With Rare Orig Book. For Sale
Very good overall condition for age, original paintwork, lovely examples and quite unusual - found sealed behind a brick wall according to a handwritten note found in book.
Longest pair approx 22 1/4 inches. Description:
Found sealed behind a brick wall in Harris Academy Dundee according to a handwritten note found in book (the smaller of the two pairs of clubs is infact stamped Harris Academy Dundee along with the monogram "HA" verso. Two pairs and a single, longest pair are quite unusual in that they have a sliding element on upper part of club, both pairs with original painted finish, original patina (numerous characteristic period surface marks consistent with use, but overall in very good order for age), complete with a very rare book entitled "Games for Schools and Gymnasia by W.C. Shaefer published 1900 by Freidenker Publishing Co, 468 East Water Street, Milwaukee, WIS, USA which in itself is an extremely rare book only to be found in museums and private collections - (none available on ABE books). Approx weight when packed:
3.5kgs- This allows buyers to plainly see that I do not add excessive amounts for packing but only a little for high quality materials, allowing your item to be safely shipped. Postage / Shipping Details:
Initial price is for a well wrapped & tracked Hermes Budget Courier Service within the UK mainland currently experiencing a first time delivery success rate of up to 94% (Industry average 83%). PLEASE NOTE THAT CURRENTLY THE HERMES BUDGET COURIER SERVICE DOES NOT COVER HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS OR NORTHERN IRELAND, AVAILABLE TO THE UK MAINLAND ONLY - CONTACT ME FOR A SHIPPING QUOTE IF UNSUREFor items of a high sale value we recommend Royal Mail Special Delivery one day service or parcelforce 48. All International buyers are very welcome and I am happy to ship WORLDWIDE. If you require any further postal information please do not hesitate to contact me through the message system.I CAN OFFER A BUDGET COURIER SERVICE FOR MULTIPLE OR HEAVIER PURCHASES - SHIPPING LARGER BOXES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD - WORKING OUT FAR CHEAPER THAN STANDARD ROYAL MAIL AIRMAIL RATES - CONTACT ME FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
After sale ends I will carefully pack your item getting back to you with a price asap (normally within 24hrs), multiple purchases can be packed together to save on shipping costs, I am happy to post worldwide, International postage is always by tracked airmail. I post at cost plus a little for high quality packing materials insuring that your item reaches you in the condition you expect, items are always described as found, multiple purchases are to be paid for in full less any shipping / postage due - this can be settled after the final purchase before shipping. Any further questions please do not hesitate to contact me through the message system which I check throughout the working day and promise to answer as quickly as possible. Please note that if you are using Paypal to settle your account I will only ship to the address that appears on your Paypal payment with no exceptions ( DUE TO CURRENT PAYPAL POLICIES ), have lots of fun offerding and the very best of luck to everyone.
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