Rare original pamphlet featuring tennis pro vincent "vinnie" richards; published by dunlop tire and rubber company

  • Stroking with “Vinnie” Richards.

Stroking with “Vinnie” Richards.

$35.00

Item Number: 81264

New York: Dunlop Tire & Rubber Co.

First edition pamphlet of tennis pro “Vinnie” Richards demonstrating his renowned tennis serve, drive, volley, slice, and racket grip. Stapled pamphlet opening vertically with sequential halftones and filmstrip border. Photo portrait of Vinnie Richards on the cover holding tennis rackets and trophy, published by Dunlop Tire & Rubber Company with advertisements for their tennis balls, rackets, hockey pucks and golf balls at rear. In near fine condition.

 

Active in the early 20th century, American tennis pro Vincent "Vinnie" Richards was particulary known for his impressive volley. Richards ranked World No. 2  as an amateur in 1924 and as a pro by American Lawn Tennis magazine in 1930. After retiring from tennis, Richards joined the Dunlop Tire and Rubber Company as general manager of the sporting goods division and became vice president.

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