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1976     Hand Board            15 1/2''
#226 
MANUFACTURE
MANUFACTURER: Hunters Toyline
SHAPER:  Unknown/molded 
DESIGN: Hand board
DESIGNER: Unknown
SPECIFICATIONS
CONSTRUCTION
Hollow Molded PVC 
DIMENSIONS
Length :
 16
ft   inches
Width :
 11
inches
Wide Point :
 0
inches
Nose :
 11
inches
Tail :
 11
inches
Thickness :
 2 1/4
inches
Pod :
 11
inches
Nose Lift :
 1 1/2
inches
Tail Lift :
  inches
Weight :
  kilos
Volume :
  litres
Other, Flyer/s :
  inches  
FEATURES
Nose: round
Tail:  rounded square
Deck: Flat with molded handles
Bottom: flat
Rails: rounded square
Rocker: miminal nose lift
FIN/S:  none
DECOR
DECALS
Deck:
'Hunters Toyline - Reg Design 72018 - Warning Not A Life Saving Device'  molded at sweet spot
'Use Only Under Adult Supervision' molded at tail
Bottom:
MARKINGS
Deck: 
Bottom:
COLOUR
Deck: Yellow
Bottom:
NOTES
BOARD HISTORY
Donated by John Mandyberg, with thanks, September 2006.
DESIGN   HISTORY
Handboards are some of the earliest documented surfboards in Australia.
The flyers in the template and the hand rope/leash are  mid-1970s adaptations.
COMMENTS:
REFERNCES

CONDITION: 6.5





 
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