as well as surfboards, we are also seeking:

  • paintings
  • posters
  • photos & postcards
  • patches
  • books & magazines
  • trophies
  • metal, wood & ceramic figurines
  • paper items like: decals, price lists, business cards, brochures, etc.
  • skateboards and related materials


surfing decals, laminates & patches


items relating to duke kahanamoku


surf posters, price lists, etc.


skateboards from 1950s to 80s


surfing magazines


photographs, postcards & images

 

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con surfboards:

con surfboards was established in 1959 by santa monican, con colburn. throughout the 1960s con surfboards was one of the most successful companies.

credit for the first nose riding model is claimed by con surfboards. the surfboard was made in 1959 and called the wing nose.

many of the top surfers of the day surfed for the con team. just a few of the recognizable names would be ernie tanaka, corny cole, bill clearly, claude cogden, dale dobson, steve bigler among others.

con surfboards produced some of the most successful model surfboards of the time.

here’s a sample of the popular con model surfboards:

  • 1965- concave
  • 1966- wing nose
  • 1967- ugly
  • 1967- c.c. rider
  • 1968- c.c.v. wedge bottom
  • 1968- super ugly

surf history preservation collection
the surfboard collectors
p.o. box 5637 hilo, hawaii´┐Ż 96720
(808)264-2659

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wood surfboards

usvsa

collectible surfboards


40s balsa, pine, and redwood


1960 greg noll with figure 8 and s stringers


1961 big wave board by wally froiseth


1960s velzy surfboards


60s hobie longboard


60s wardy 'hawaii'


'64 gordon & smith 'mike hynson' red fin


'67 greg noll 'duke kahanamoku hawaiian nollrider'


70s lightning bolt


'78 larry bertlemann twin fin


'78 lightning bolt by parrish for mark richards


early 80s mark richards 'twin fin'

 


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