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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "A Magnificent Decorative Antique Billiard - Snooker - Pool Table, circa 1906"
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The original makers plaque is fitted to the end of the table, which was made by The "Original Burroughes & Watts Co" of London, it has no association with the company who currently trade under the same name which is merely a purchased title,the original B&W company was dissolved in 1967.
The table is in excellent condition, the cushion rubbers have been replaced with NR professional rubbers, the cloth used to cover the bed and cushions is English "Strachan" wool cloth as used by The World Snooker Association.
The following accessories accompany the table
- A set of twenty two resin snooker balls
- An antique mahogany triangle and brush
- Six ash cues and chalk
- Associated Cross rest and Spider bridge
- Three resin billiard balls
As Specialists we are able to offer a delivery and installation of this wonderful table, a quote can be supplied upon request.
"On this table, John Roberts played his final public match conceding E Diggle 2500 points in a game of 18000 up winning by 606. Henglers Circus London June 2nd 1906."
Roberts Junior was very famous player and had a spy print after him, follow this link for more information (see photo for image of John Roberts in action).
|External Height||33.00 inch||(83.82 cm)|
|External Width||152.00 inch||(386.08 cm)|
|External Depth||81.00 inch||(205.74 cm)|