Feltham Raindrop Head with Pronounced Fish Tail. Antique Lawn Tennis Racket ~ circa early 1890s
Two different Feltham Fish Tail Antique Lawn Tennis Racket circa 1890s are shown and described below
One Lopsided Feltham lawn tennis racket shown and described below

Feltham & Co., City Steam Works Barbican, London produced some of the earliest lawn tennis rackets, beginning in the 1870s.
They were one of the most highly regarded makers; a "royal supplier".
Features:
Pronounced Fish Tail, Solid Mahogany Convex Wedge, Original Strings
Facts:
Closely weaved strings include 23 cross, 20 verticals (5 breaks) and 3 rows of trebling on the top and bottom. There are nicks and wear but no cracks. The artfully designed fish tail is a stand out feature - the tail is actually wider than the handle, which is quite unusual.
The racket measures 26.75 inches long by 9 inches wide.

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Feltham elongnated Head with nice Fish Tail. Another example of a fine Antique Lawn Tennis Racket ~ circa 1898
Features:
Pronounced Fish Tail, Solid Mahogany Convex Wedge, Original Strings
Facts:
Closely weaved strings include 23 cross, 20 verticals (1 cross break) and 3 rows of trebling on the top and bottom. Shows age and use wear but no cracks. The beautiful designed fish tail for play and display.
The racket measures 26.75 inches long by 9 inches wide and 13.5 oz

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Antique Lopsided Feltham lawn tennis racket. A rare, early lopsided (tilt head) lawn tennis racquet in good original condition by Feltham of London.
The ash frame is in very good condition.
The convex wedge has black stringing and is stamped with the maker's name and a very faint Prince of Wales three feather plume logo, this signified that they were suppliers to the Prince of Wales.
The original period thick gut stringing is in very good condition with only damage on a few of the horizontal strings which is very acceptable for a racket of this age. It also has four rows of trebling to the top and two on the bottom.
The maker of this wonderful racket is Feltham & Co. City Steam Works, Barbican, London.
Feltham produced some of the earliest lawn tennis rackets, beginning in the 1870s and were one of the premier makers of that time.
Although Feltham's name isn't on the racquet, the Prince of Wales three feather plume logo branding used by Feltham, signifying that they were a royal supplier. The logo was used in the late 1870s and 1880s. Racket to be added soon below ...

Another highly prized tennis racket is the Alexandra model manufactured by Feltham of London, ca. 1879.
It has a tilted head, original coarse gut strings, walnut convex wedge and layered mahogany circular handle .