St. Mungo’s Colonel Golf Ball Promotion Piece.
An original golf advertising item for the “Colonel” golf ball manufactured by St. Mungo Manufacturing Co. of America, Newark, New Jersey and Glasgow, Scotland. St. Mungo was one of the first licensees of the Haskell patent rubber core ball in the UK. The black and white picture depicts ‘Charles 1st receiving news of the Irish Rebellion while playing Golf at Leith, 1642’. it is framed in the original oak frame with the inscription ‘with the compliments of the Proprietors of the “COLONEL” Golf Ball’ carved into the bottom of the frame.