Olmans' Guide to Golf Antiques & Other Treasures of the Game
by John M. Olman (Author), Morton W. Olman (Author)
Hardcover, Olmans Guide to Golf Antiques and Other Treasures of the Games. Illustrated with more than 700 photo's and vintage advertisements. It showcases the unusual golf equipment of yesterday, along with the artwork, books and other collectibles associated with the game.
Here is a comprehensive and fascinating look at the fastest growing segment of sports collecting today: golf antiques. OLMAN'S GUIDE TO GOLF ANTIQUES provides page after page of entertaining facts about the game of golf.
Available in hard cover and paperback
Great book for the collector or golf nut, so many good pictures and descriptions of golf related items, many good articles for the novice as well as the seasoned collector. A welcome addition to my library of golf books.
Table Of Contents:
PART ONE - GUIDE TO GOLF COLLECTING 1.
- All About Collecting 1
- History of Golf Collecting 5
- Buying Golf Antiques 13
- Display & Care 21
- Golf Museums 27
COLOR SECTION 37
PART TWO - TYPES OF GOLF ANTIQUES
- 6. Clubs 45
- 7. Balls 87
- 8. Tees 105
- 9. Instructional Aids & Practice Items 111
- 10. Accessories 117
- 11. Prints & Paintings 125
- 12. Ceramics 153
- 13. Silver & Other Smalls 169
- 14. Bronzes & Statuary 177
- 15. Toys & Games 185
- 16. Literature 193
- 17. Stamps & Postal Items 211
- 18. Cigarette Cards 219
- 19. Autographs 223
- 20. Ephemera 229
- 21. Golf Course Equipment 239
- Appendix A - Dealers & Auctioneers 243
- Appendix B - Reference Sources 253
This fully illustrated book details the equipment of yesteryear along with other fascinating collectibles connected to the centuries-old game of golf. Includes collecting guidelines and identification tips for all golf collectibles; where to buy and sell; how to display and care for a collection; and more. Over 500 photos.
Synopsis: About Olman's Guide to Golf Antiques & Other Treasures of the Game
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||627644|
|Author||John M. Olman, Morton W. Olman|
|Number Of Pages||267 pages|
|Publisher||Market Street Press|
|Foreword by||Hale Irwin|