We buy interesting old boards 60s/70s/early 80s in good condition. Email alasdairlindsay75@gmail.com . Also wanted - Surfing UK , British Surfer and Surf Insight magazines .
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Sunday, 16 August 2009

1980s T&C surfboard by Neil Perrow
















Unusual Town and Country with great artwork dating from about 1985. Its shaped by Neil Perrow who is now based in Perranporth , not sure where he was when he shaped it but I'd guess the board was made under European licence from T&C Hawaii.





I love the deck design , its original and under the glassing, a cross between graffitti and Jackson Pollock ! The deck also has a textured finish from the cloth, an alternative or an aid to wax ?The underside has a gloss finish and some nice neon 80s stickers. The dimensions are 5'11 x 19 1/3 x2 1/6.

4 comments:

  1. wily boardpaints23 January 2011 at 13:05

    I also have one neil perrow made in south africa. Do you know shaper Roger Cooper? I have two boards of him

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  2. hi yes Roger Cooper has shaped in Wales since the early 70s, theres some of his boards on the blog

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  3. Wondering if anyone is interested in buying my Neil Perrow T&C surfboard? Pretty blue & silver swirly design. St Ives, Cornwall

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  4. i have one board of roger cooper, a twin 1970 1980

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