An Ilie Nastase Game-Used & Signed Adidas Wooden Tennis Racquet.
An Ilie Nastase Game-Used & Signed Adidas Wooden Tennis Racquet. This racquet was personally owned and used by tennis legend Nastase. Mr. Nastase has signed the racquet in black permanent marker. The racquet was acquired and given as a gift to John McEnroe's personal bodyguard. It is unknown what year/season this racquet was used by Mr. Nastase. Upon close inspection, you will come to find the following signs of use throughout: The original leather grip is still intact. The leather has worn off near the bottom of the handle. The racquet itself is still in superb condition, with minor nicks, scratches etc to the wooden frame. The strings are still intact. All Adidas logos are clearly visible. Overall, the racquet shows it's age, but is relatively in superb condition for a wooden racquet from this era.
Please take a moment to review the authentication notes provided, as well as the provided photographs.
1. "Nastase Master" competition model.
2. Marked as size M4 5/8, model ADS055.
3. The racquet weighs approximately 14oz.
4. The string composition is unknown.
A stunningly rare Ille Nastase example. This is truly a rare find. Nastase was known for his stylish & brash personality and is known as one of the most gifted tennis players of all-time.
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