The Surrey 4 Player Croquet Set is a beautiful handmade finest quality English set.
The world Famous John Jaques II won a Gold Medal for introducing Croquet and Jaques Croquet sets into England at the Great Exhibition in 1851. His croquet and Croquet Sets he exhibited there attracted such wide attention that the wonderful new game of croquet and Jaques' wonderful croquet sets quickly became the vogue, not only in Britain but across Europe and throughout the British Empire. Their Croquet sets together with their croquet set equipment became especially popular in India, reportedly played by The Viceroy himself, his Croquet mallet.
This superb Surrey Croquet Set features many of the typical traits that one associates with Jaques' products. The croquet set box is made from the finest English Croquet box pine and is hand constructed and crafted in their Edenbridge headquarters croquet cabinet shop. The croquet set box furniture is custom made for this set and is also of the finest quality available. Even the screws for this set are custom made. The Box is custom finished with a superb 'Jaques Croquet London' Leather label attached with beautiful brass finsihed screws and 'Jaques London' washers!
The four (4) Croquet Mallets used in this set are hand made and hand varnished Jaques Corrigrip Croquet mallets. The Finest English ash is used in the construction of these beautiful Mallets. The Grips are the famous corrigrip style (concentric rings along the shaft) first introduced by Jaques over 150 Years ago. The Croquet Hoops included with this Jaques croquet set are the Challenge hoops, which, although are our entry-level full size hoops, are of superb quality. The hoops use Jaques unique triple baked, powder coated paint finish for ultimate durability.
The Croquet Set also includes: Jaques' 1st colour Challenge Croquet Balls. These balls are regulation size and are the only balls suitable for a Croquet set of this quality. The Croquet Balls are the four 'first' croquet colours : black, yellow, red and blue Also included in with this croquet set are Jaques superb Croquet Set ball markers and croquet Clips. These again are in the 4 'first colour' Croquet colours.
Also included within this croquet set are Jaques' all weather croquet flags - again in the four 'fist colour' croquet scheme and a Jaques 4 Colour Croquet winning peg. Simplified Croquet Rules are also included with this Croquet set. The correct Croquet Rules really are a very important part of every Croquet Set!