MANUFACTURER: Ross Consolidated Industries P/L , Melbourne
DESIGN: Paipo/Belly Board
Molded hollow plastic
Deck: Flat with molded handles
Bottom: Five (5) bottom ridges
Rails: rounded square
Rocker: miminal nose lift
Deck: 'Super Surfer' and Whale logo - molded on nose
'Ross Consolidated Industries P/L , Melbourne' - molded at tail
' Warning This is not a life preserver' - molded at nose.
BOARD HISTORY: Purchased garage sale, August 2000
Common Australian juvinile craft, originally produced, under the Zippyboard brand, circa 1970 and still in production.
In template design bares remarkable similarity to 1914 handboard, see History 1914 Detailed Analysis Image 5 and Image 6.
Other Boards: Smaller handboard model # 203, see below.,
Margan and Finney : Photographs page