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...
A Later Version of the Hazell’s Streamline Blue Star Racket

A Later Version of the Hazell’s Streamline Blue Star Racket

Hazell’s Streamline Blue Star Mark 2 Racket     circa 1936  The National Badminton Museum has recently acquired a later version of the Hazell’s Streamline Blue Star racket from Ottawa, Canada. Hazell’s were well known for making good quality rackets in England in the...
Generous Donation to the National Badminton Museum

Generous Donation to the National Badminton Museum

At the 2020 Yonex All-England Badminton Championships, the Nippon Badminton Association made a very generous donation to the National Badminton Museum. Mr. Kinji Zeniya Secretary-General of the Nippon Badminton Association presented the cheque to Bill Andrew Chairman...
National Badminton Museum – Logo

National Badminton Museum – Logo

         Jaques ‘Association First Choice’ ‘barrel’ shuttlecock.   The logo adopted by the National Badminton Museum is based on a barrel shaped shuttlecock. Barrel shuttlecocks were in use in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Badminton Association was...

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