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Donation of family Sabine Johnson, Stuttgart. The racket has been used by the Johnson family´s mother. The Exlipse racket was introduced by Slazenger in 1914.
From the Book of Rackets, by Siegfried Kuebler: Best is best thro` the world. Trademark. Patent stringing. When not in use must be kept in a press. New in season 1914. The name of the racket of which the production fell into the year of the beginning of World War I, had possibly been chosen with a premonition of what the world would expect in the years after 1914.⠀