tennis raquet

Tennis racket with a long wooden handle. The base is wrapped in a piece of leather which is nailed on. The wood of the handle is covered all over in thin grooves. The wood splits near the frame and a piece of red coloured wood is inserted and screwed in place. The racket head is strung, with larger holes towards the centre and smaller holes towards the edge.

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