G A T Racket

G A T Racket

Slazenger G.A.T. Racket Photo: – Geoff Hinder Click on images to enlarge The National Badminton Museum has recently had a Slazenger G.A.T. racket donated to the National Racket Collection. Slazenger first manufactured this racket in 1909 and continue to sell...
Yoneyama Rackets

Yoneyama Rackets

Yoneyama King Dia Racket Photos: – Geoff Hinder                                                                                                                               Click on images to enlarge The National Badminton Museum has recently been able to...
Mid-Head Racket

Mid-Head Racket

Carlton Mid-Head Racket     In 1983 the Carlton Sports Company launched their new Mid-Head racket; the racket had a 227mm x 185 mm aluminium head with a steel shaft and an overall length of 645 mm. Owing to the smaller head size the strings had more tension...
Leather Base Battledore Shuttlecock

Leather Base Battledore Shuttlecock

The National Badminton Museum has recently acquired a very rare c1860s leather base battledore shuttlecock The shuttlecock has a brown leather base with 28 feathers. It has a feather diameter of 75 mm (3″) and overall length of 115 mm (4 ½”), the diameter of the...
From Umbrellas to Badminton Rackets.

From Umbrellas to Badminton Rackets.

In 1949 the world-famous umbrella manufacturer Samuel Fox and Company produced the ‘Silver Fox’ stainless-steel badminton racket. Photo: – Geoff Hinder                                                                                                               ...

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