This club is a mallet head Forganite putter and has a Scored Line face pattern, with the trade mark “”Triangle”” of R.Forgan, finished in a Rose wood stain, across the crown is wrote W.H.SMITH, on the sole is a full Brass sole plate held in postion with 5 Brass Screws and stamped “”The Tolley Putter””. Research tells us that Robert. Forgan & Sons St. Andrews. Forgan became club maker to HRH the Prince of Wales in 1863 and used the prince’s plume of three feathers as his mark. He was primarily a wooden clubmaker and is thought to have assembled and sold iron club as early as the 1860’s.
Forgan’s used “”King’s Crown”” mark when the prince became King Edward. A son, Thomas (1853-1906), took over the firm after his father’s death in 1900. This Club is in good playable condition with the orginal Grip and Wax coated thread use for the whipping then finished with Shellac to protect it from any bag damage that may occur.
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