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Box of Arrows - Sherwood Archery Products, 'Silver Streak', 1950s Object Reg. No: HT 26990

Cardboard box containing eight 'Silver Streak' branded tournament arrows, manufactured by Sherwood Archery Products Ltd, London England, 1950s.
A long rectangular cardboard box with a removable lid. There is a paper label (green printed text) attached with adhesive on the lid and the remains of a sticker label at one end of the box lid side. The arrows are held with cardboard supports and arranged 4 arrows wide by 2 arrows high. Each arrow is made of metal (possibly aluminium) and has a brand sticker. There are three green bands around the shaft, green and white fletching, a black nock and a pointed tip. One of the arrows has had the white fletching removed.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 70 mm (Height), 108 mm (Width), 740 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Above dimensions are for the cardboard box. Each arrow is 678 mm long and 6 mm diameter.

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Tagged with: archery, sports, equipment, sportsmen
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Archery
Tertiary Classification: arrows
Inscriptions: On arrows: ' Silver Streak'
On paper label on top of box: ' Sherwood / Archery Products Limited / 77 Malham Road - Forest HIll / London, S.E.23 / Telephone: FORest Hill 1107 / SILVER / STREAK / [arrow images] / TOURNAMENT ARROWS / [arrow images] / Number 8 / Draw Length 26 inches / Nom. Weight 283 grains / Spine 65 G.N.A.S units / Nocks Black / Fletching Green & white / For Bow Wt. St: 29-35 pounds / Reference No. Comp: 24-30 / 009810 / MADE IN ENGLAND '
On label on side of box: same information as on top of box regarding arrow specifications.
Manufacturer: Sherwood Archery Products Ltd, London, England, Great Britain, 1950s

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