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How do I identify whether my Macgregor Colokrom's are the 1980's remake model?


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#1 peterb160180

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Posted 26 July 2011 - 07:52 AM

Hi,

I own a set of Macgregor Colokroms but I understand they may not be the original version and may be a 1980's remake.  What distinguishes an original Colokrom from the 1980's version?

Thanks in advance,

Pete


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Posted 26 July 2011 - 09:42 AM

At least a few things come to mind-

The 50s MacGregor Tourney Colokroms

1) The Originals had the Pat number on the soles
2) Iron Shafts were pinned to the hosels.

Good example of the Colokrom patent number is on the LH Tourney Colokrom set on Ebay.


http://cgi.ebay.com/...=item53e86aa66f

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Posted 26 July 2011 - 10:01 AM

The 80s version were also a pretty shiny chrome finish.  The originals will look very dull.

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Posted 26 July 2011 - 10:59 AM

The later model will have tour forged on the hosel neck

View Postfreddiec, on 26 July 2011 - 10:01 AM, said:

The 80s version were also a pretty shiny chrome finish.  The originals will look very dull.




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Posted 26 July 2011 - 08:16 PM

What teevons said, and also the shafts will be a dead giveaway.


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Posted 28 July 2011 - 01:46 AM

Thanks for all your replies they are much appreciated.

I've attached some photos of one of my irons.  I don't think they are the remakes.

Attached Thumbnails

  • Colokrom1.JPG
  • Colokrom2.JPG
  • Colorkrom Face1.JPG


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Posted 28 July 2011 - 07:50 AM

Not re-issues, look just like the original 1950's set I have and not like the 1980's reissue set I have. :rolleyes:

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Posted 28 July 2011 - 10:35 AM

Another dead give away is the reissues were not pinned at the hosel[


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Not re-issues, look just like the original 1950's set I have and not like the 1980's reissue set I have. :rolleyes:
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Posted 28 July 2011 - 01:43 PM

Those are originals.  They also have different ferrules on the 80s version.
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Posted 28 July 2011 - 03:15 PM

View Postpeterb160180, on 28 July 2011 - 01:46 AM, said:

Thanks for all your replies they are much appreciated.

I've attached some photos of one of my irons.  I don't think they are the remakes.
I think another giveaway is the fact that yours have the square dots outlining the copper on the face. I believe that the 1980's versions just had a vertical line on either side of the scoring lines
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Posted 30 July 2011 - 05:07 PM

Your  MacGregor MT Tourney Colokrom  REG M75 clubs are the 50s originals of the period.

Your pictured iron has a pin, the requisite diamonds framing the copper layer, and 3 ring knurling.

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