28 Feb '17, 3pm

One of the clubs dates back as far as the 17th century and is valued at an eye-watering $100k.

• One of world’s oldest golf club collections is up for auction • The collection comprises more than 130 historic golf clubs • A 17th century left-handed toe iron expected to go for $100k VINTAGE GEAR One of the oldest collections of golf clubs in the world is set to go up for auction and is expected to fetch in the region of $1m. The Roberto Family Trust Golf Collection comprises more than 130 clubs spanning the history of club-making from spur irons of the 17th century to spoons and play clubs of the late 19th century. Curator Will Roberto started collecting the memorabilia in the 1960s and, over the past 50 years, has refined the collection to concentrate on his passion for early golf clubs. In his native USA, and during his many trips to Scotland and England, he hunted down rarities by a combination of detective work and simply knocking on people’s doors. Among the man...

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