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Details

Object ID 002714

Object Name Golf Club

Object Desc Ampco golf club

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002479

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Sports

Source

Source Category Donation

Accession Date JUL 10,2014

Credit/Acknowledgement Tim Kroening

Location Room 6

Object Date 1930

Start Year Range 1930

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords golf,club,golf club,Ampco,American Metal Products Co.,


Title Golf Club

Description Ampco golf club, top engraved with "Ampco Milwaukee Wis.", bottom engraved with "Brassey". Brass panel where club would contact with golf ball. Half of the wrapping missing from the handle.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 44.5

Length 4

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details length is the measurement of the head of the club

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Ampco

Maker Details The American Metal Products Company was founded on June 6, 1914 in Milwaukee, WI by inventor August Littman, with a small group of other entrepreneurs. The company's first product was a specially-formulated bronze alloy hard enough to cut steel, aptly named AMPCO Bronze a name derived from the new company's own identity. An early version of the company's present diamond-shaped logo saw the day. It has remained in use in substantially the same recognizable format ever since. The American Metal Products Company slowly expanded its activities into the production of aluminium bronze alloys as sand castings, forgings and centrifugal castings. The company was renamed "AMPCO METAL" in 1930, by which time it had built itself a reputation as a reliable producer of high quality alloys.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY2479

Description

Conditions

Date AUG 8,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Kayla Sutherland

Notes Head of golf club shows scuffs and signs of wear, half of the wrapping is missing from the handle and part of what is left is beginning to unravel, shaft of club has sticker remnants


Events

Date AUG 8,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date AUG 8,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 6 from Room 6 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes