Newquay vintage surf meet coming soon ....

Newquay vintage surf meet coming soon ....
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 .
Above photo - copyright Rennie Ellis photographer archive

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

1970s Keo bellyboard

Got this little number at the car boot last sunday from Lloyd. Early 70s Keo bellyboard / paipo with a slightly scooped deck, dimensions 4ft x 22 3/4 x 2 1/4 with a dinky 6 1/2 inch fin. Love the little fin and and the strength of the red topcoat, still bright after all those years. Made by Stuart Keogh, who had a surf shop on fore st Newquay and a nearby factory; this board gives the address of Holywell bay. You don't see many early British bellyboards like this so it was worth snapping up even though it wasn't super cheap.














2 comments:

  1. nice little board and a good addition to your collection (if you ever want to part let me know....), cheers, henry

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  2. should have known it would catch your eye ,I'll let you know first if I ever move it on

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