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the catalogue #46 
1969 Farrelly  Square tail    6 ft 4"
#46
MANUFACTURE
MANUFACTURER: Farrelly Surfboards, 230 Harbord Road Brookvale Sydney 
SHAPER:  Unknown (possibly Warren Cornish)
DESIGN: Square tail
DESIGNER: Ted Spencer ('White Kite' - at Shane Surfboards)
SPECIFICATIONS
CONSTRUCTION
Foam blank with black glueline, red/yellow pigment laminate. Legrope plug added. 
DIMENSIONS
Length :
6
ft
  4
inches
Width :
 19 1/2
inches
Wide Point :
 x
inches
Nose :
 13 1/2
inches
Tail :
 15 1/2
inches
Thickness :
  inches
Pod :
 8 1/2
inches
Nose Lift :
  inches
Tail Lift :
  inches
Weight :
  kilos
Volume :
  litres
Other, Flyer/s :
  inches  
FEATURES 
Nose: Pin 
Tail:  rounded square 
Deck:   S-deck, domed 
Bottom:  flat, with slight Vee in tail 
Rails: High in nose, 50/50in centr and down at tail 
Rocker:
FIN
 None
The non original fin (see below) was removed.

Image right:
Farrelly Pintail fin, circa 1969.
Image contributed with thanks by Eric Bayliss, September 2007. 

DECOR
DECALS
Deck
Farrelly/address - black script at sweet spot. 
Bottom:
MARKINGS
Deck: 
Bottom:
COLOUR
Deck: Yellow laminate,orange rails, black pinlines. 
Bottom: Red laminate, orange rails, black pinlines.
# 45 Farrelly script '69
NOTES
BOARD HISTORY
Three colour laminate fin added by Mark Jameson, Limited Edition Surfboards, added circa 1992. Purchased Shoalhaven Heads, Sept 1996.
Fin removed and Volan/pigment repairs. 
Some deck delamination and classic legrope damage (pre railsaver). 
On this board the orange rail lap (the combination of the red bottom and the yellow deck rail lap) is an example of the skill of the glasser. 
Extensive damage to the blank where the fin was probably indicates it was glassed into a recessessed box to improve strength, a Farrelly Surfboards feature at the time.
MANUFACTURER HISTORY
Manufactured as the'White Kite' -by Shane Surfboards, this design was a huge seller. 
It was a stock design for Farrelly Surfboards in Nov 1969, along with Midget Farrelly's Rounded Pintail and Side-Slipper designs. 
At a cost of $125.00, it was a premium product trading on Midget Farrelly's designs and an  immaculate finish that set the benchmark for the rest of the industry. 
REFERENCES
Magazine:.Shane Steadman/Terry Fitzgerald ? in Modern World Magazine, 1971
CONDITION: 5, lacks fin and possible box.
# 45 Farrelly script '69
# 45 Farrelly script '69
# 45 Farrelly script '69
Image left:
The non original fin.
(removed during restoration).

.Image right:
# 5 Receipt 28 November 1969


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