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Herb Smith Replica Boomerangs by Richard Ogilvy

Posted by Pete on

A rather special boomerang project has been underway for some time now and it is time for a sneak preview! Some time ago we were approached by our old friend Richard Ogilvy, the previous owner of Davro Boomerangs, who asked if we would be interested in buying a limited run of hand made boomerangs. These boomerangs were to be made by Richard himself and would be replicas of some original Herb Smith boomerangs in his possession.  We were most happy to say yes and since then Richard has been busy making exact replicas of Herb Smith's classic wooden boomerangs, exclusively for Skilltoyz.

We hope to have these on sale by spring (late March all going well). More details when we have them.

We hope these will be a tribute to Herb Smith, a real craftsman who was a great boomerang maker and enthusiast.

Below is a photo of the original Herb Smith boomerangs in Richards possession, each with hand written notes by Herb Smith himself. The five boomerangs in the photo, from the top, are:- Distance Model; Viscount Ranger; Blue Tip; Star; Tigarang.

And below is a photo of the replicas that have been lovingly made by Richard. The five boomerangs in the photo, from the top, are:- Distance Model; Viscount Ranger; Blue Tip; Star; Tigarang.

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