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PostPosted: 09 May 2016, 14:11 
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A REALLY REALLY old Butterfly catalog has been posted here:

http://www.mytabletennis.net/forum/foru ... in-my-hand

Looks more like a trifold pamphlet, actually. Pre-Sriver, pre-Tempest, even. Comet??

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Note the rubbers - came in "C4" or "D13".

Another pamphlet, perhaps. This one is 4-fold.

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What was the name of the 1980ish ergonomic Butterfly blade, that was sculpted for the hand?


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Can't swear to it, but I think it was called the "Anatomic".

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iskandar taib wrote:
Can't swear to it, but I think it was called the "Anatomic".

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Ahhh AN handles. some love it some loathe it, no middle ground, old nittakus blade do it perfectly.


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The old butterfly anatomic is quite different from the usual everyday anatomic handles that we see today.

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I had the "English style" probably 45 years ago...


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Anatomic of course, Thanks. Dis some searches for ergonomic, sculpted and a few others, but no luck.
I wanted to buy it around 1980 - but then it was too expensive for a young lad.

Anyone here that know of one for a sensible price, just as a memorabilia racket?


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I had the chance to play with the Kenny, Swedish, American, English Butterfly blades in the mid 70's. I used to borrow from my dorm mates. Tempest and Sriver were the cutting edge rubbers back then. Learned to play on a Tamasu D-13 bought by my mom. This was a notch cheaper than the Butterfly "style" blades. These catalogues brings me back to my childhood when I used to window shop, browsing the catalogs for fun things beyond my reach. Forty years later . . . Butterfly blades are still beyond my reach . . . . ha ha ha.

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My first custom bat (courtesy of Paddle Palace) was a Swedish Style.

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Hello,

here an old french catalog from 1972 : http://ppcflines.fr/www/files/Sport_Schreiner_1972.pdf


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Is there a modern equivalent of the Pecular rubber?


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lasta wrote:
Is there a modern equivalent of the Pecular rubber?
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Hello, Iskandar Taib, my precious Grand Mеntor and Jack of All Trades/ Brevity of speaches is the best part of a man, you know.

Butterfly PECULAR product was long ago excluded from ITTF LARC as an ersatz rubber material not designed for hitting the ball.

Try for this, instead:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Nittaku-Penhol ... 2305242102


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