MANUFACTURER: Wallace Surfboards 8 Winborne Road Brookvale Sydney
DESIGN: Pop-out Egg
DESIGNERS: Nat Young/Wayne Lynch
Stringerless foam blank, Volan glass, marbled gel coat, pencil faux stringer (deck only).
Deck: rolled S deck, pencil faux stringer
Rails: 50/50 to half way, then tending down at the tail
Collected by Ralph Riddell , circa 2001.
On display at Ralph Riddell Surfboards
34 Flinders Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Phone 02 4228 - 0988
Dimensions and photographs, 12.03.20002
The tail rail overlap cuts are crude.
The board is in solid condition, like other Pop-out examples, possibly due to initial production process.
These Popouts appeared in 1970.
Usually a 5ft 6" X 20" Egg adaptation
Commonly used stringerless glassed blanks with minimal shaping to reduce prices by about 40%.
Often full pigment, sometimes marbled.
Fins usually have no rovings, being mitred into the blank.
They were manufactured by Shane Surfboards ('Standard'), Wallace Surfboards ('Junior'), Farrelly Surfboards, and Merrin Surfboards, Queensland.
#54 Farrelly Pop-out 5 ft 5''
Other Wallace Surfboards :
#115 1967 Wallace, V bottom 7 ft 8"
#108 1969 Tracker 7 ft 3" Stringerless
Surfing World Volume 14 No. 5 1970 See below.
high quality, low weight model at the low cost of $59.
Length is 5' to 5' 3'' and the board has a round tail and round nose design.
With a total weight of eight pound, it is ideal for all junior and lightweight surfers.
The Junior moodel is available direct from factory to you
(packaging and freight are free to anywhere in Australia)
or can be bought at any SURF'N'GEAR SHOP.
Larger models also available. 5' 6'' to 5' 9''
WILLIAM WALLACE SURFBOARDS
8 WINBOURNE RD., BROOKVALE. PH. 93.1472