North Berwick Golf Club Makers Collection

01
     Niblick by R Baird, 1890's.
02
     Iron by D&W Auchterlonie, stamped N Berwick and St Andrews, 1900's.
03
     Niblick stamped for R Thomson , pro at the Glen GC . Made by Winton, Montrose.
04
     Donald Mackay , club made by Cochranes of Edinburgh .
05
     George Forrest Mashie, Albion brand which was Forrest's own brand.
06
     C MacDonald mashie, made by Gibson of Kinghorn.
07
     William Patrick putter , no idea of maker , prob 1910 - 30.
08
     Andrew Bisset mashie niblick , made by Anderson of Anstruther . He made his own woods but didn't have a forge so bought in clubs , there are two more to follow .
09
     Driver by Marshall of NB , unusual full face insert, 1920's.
10
     Brassie by Ben Sayers Jnr , 1920's .
11
     Late Scare neck spoon by James Watt , prob 1910 .
12
     Stamps on the shaft of the Watt spoon .
13
     Wooden cleek by Rt Auld , mainly Dunbar but also a NB club maker .
14
     Niblick made by Tom Stewart of St Andrews for JH Hutchison , 1890's , full set also photographed , this one has the best stamps .
15
     2nd club from A Bisset , this one made by James Gourlay of Carnoustie .
16
     3rd Bisset club by Tom Stewart , St Andrews .
17
     Long nosed spoon by JH Hutchison Snr , he made clubs from 1860 - 80 but stamped only the later ones. This is from the 1870's . Unusual to find a Hutchison Snr club.
18
     As above.
19
     Driver and Brassie by JH Hutchison Jnr , 1890's .
20
     As Above
21
     Early hand forged cleek by JH Hutchison , probably Jnr but from early 1880's .
22
     As Above
23
     J H Hutchison cleek, mid iron and lofter, mid iron and lofter prob later 1880's.
24
     Stamp from mid iron above.
25
     Four J H Hutchison clubs by different makers. Listed below.
26
     Niblick from R Forgan of St Andrews with Prince of Wales Feathers, unusual circular Hutchison stamp.
27
     Lofter with very early George Nicoll of Leven stamp .
27
     Lofter with very early George Nicoll of Leven stamp .
28
     Circular stamp again , lofter made by Robt Condie of St Andrews , 1890's cleek mark.
29
     Earlier lofter by Robt Condie with his early Fern cleek mark , 1880's
30
     Set of Hutchison clubs from the 1890's , all made by Tom Stewart of St Andrews, Driving Mashie, Mid Iron, Jigger, Mashie, Concave faced mashie, Niblick (photographed earlier) and Putter.
31
     Small set of clubs by James Watt , Driver , 2 iron , Mashie , Niblick and Putter . 1920's .
32
     Set of clubs made by Tom Stewart of St Andrews , all with the Ben Sayers retailer stamp. 1 iron, 2 iron, Sammy iron, (I now have the 3 as well) 4 iron, Tweenie iron, (these were made only for Ben Sayers to fit in between a mid iron and mashie) Mashie, Benny mashie niblick and niblick. 1915 -30 .
33
     Ben Sayers famous Benny putter.
34
     Ben Sayers Fairlie pattern anti shank club .
35
     As above
36
     Ben Sayers 'Redan' model mashie .
37
     As above
38
     Ben Sayers 'Stop-um' mashie niblick , made by Hendry and Bishop of Edinburgh .
39
     As above
40
     Early Ben Sayers ladies cleek with the Condie cleek mark from about 1890 .
41
     'Balfour' iron by Ben Sayers , prob named after AJ Balfour.
42
     Ben Sayers scare neck woods, 1st 3 from 1900 -10 , 4th one from 1890's .
43
     Ben Sayers socket brassie, 1920's .
44
     Ben Sayers wooden cleek spoon , showing the patented 'Gruvsol' sole .
45
     As above, top view.
46
     Ben Sayers 'Domex' driver, unusual rounded sole .
47
     Ben Sayers famous 'Dreadnought' driver . This one has a lovely stamp of a Dreadnought battleship on the head and still retains it's original 'fishing rod' shaft, 46 long and very whippy .
48
     Ben Sayers 'target' jigger, 1920's.
49
     North Berwick ball box, 1910's .
50
     North Berwick square mesh ball , 1910's.

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