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#10-01 Very rare metal scoring bead set from the early 1900s. Used to keep score during a pool game. Made entirely from aluminum, these sets were very expensive at the time and as a result it is now difficult to find a complete set. Perfect original condition. $550.
#10-02 Mechanical chalk retracting mechanism. Suspended from the ceiling, this device keeps the chalk handy right above the table, and after use in chalking a cue tip, carries the chalk upwards after it is released. Manufactured about 1900, this hard-to-find model is complete and in excellent condition. $250
#10-04 Hard to find old set of Brunswick Centennial pool balls in original box. About 50 years old, slightly used, but in overall excellent condition. $300.
#10-05 Antique pool balls never used in the original box from an old pool hall. Size 1 7/8" diameter. These might have been replacement cue balls, or an extra set for a bagatelle table or pin pool table. Very rare set, perfect for use on smaller, coin operated pool tables. Complete set in excellent condition. $500.
#10-06 Antique pool balls are available as singles, or in full sets. Great for a wall display in an antique ball rack or as billiard room decorations. Old clay pool balls show age cracks and chips. Antique ivory pool balls show veins and lines. Some sets of pool balls are sold in original boxes as shown.
#10-07 Rare set of Brunswick-Balke-Collender pins for use in the many varieties of "pin pool" as described in the rules for billiard games. Two darker pins are of ebony, one a taller "king" and the other a "queen." The other three are of lighter colored boxwood. Original packaging wrapper.
#10-08 Seldom seen rare style of wafer shaped chalk from the W. A. Spinks Company. Manufactured in the 1880s, still in the original box. Company name is stamped on each piece.
#10-09 Unused box of 12 pieces of Perfection brand chalk by the Keefe and Hamer Company of Chicago. Manufactured in the early 1900s.Each piece is printed on all four sides as shown.
#10-10 Vintage two-sided carom board, perfect to display with an antique pool table. Manufactured in 1946, includes playing pieces, cue sticks and original rule book which describes the many games that are possible. About 29 inches square, original pockets are intact. Excellent condition.
#10-11 Rarest of the rare! Personal note written and signed by J.M. Brunswick himself. Dated August 6, 1876, it tells members of the J.M. Brunswick and Balke Company that the Cincinnati office has "never made any money" and as a result, personal expense accounts will be limited to a maximum of $50 per month per person. Original document, not a copy. A unique and important piece of U.S. and Brunswick history. About 8 inches wide and 12 inches tall. $3,500.00.
#10-12 Unusual old brass cash register. Typical of those used in pool halls in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Smaller size fits nicely into Brunswick back bars and Brunswick humidors of the day. Ornate exterior with rare top piece still attached. Marble shelf in front. Excellent condition.
#10-13 Billiard collectables to compliment any antique billiard room. Tobacco tins with pool room scene on top and bottom side of lid. Tin match safe with similar graphics. Pool and billiard tokens good for free play at various pool halls and hotels. Scarce tobacco cards from the late 1800s with different billiard shots or pool players on each one.
#10-15 Collectible antique beer trays add to the atmosphere of any billiard room. Available separately, or in sets of two, these very old serving trays are available in a variety of shapes and sizes.
#10-16 Round collectible beer trays in a variety of colors and styles. Available as singles, or in sets of 6, 10, and 12 featuring brands or geographical areas. Suitable for wall mounting or as colorful shelf accents.
#10-17 Antique lighted neon beer sign provides just the right atmosphere for an antique Brunswick pool table. Manufactured in the 1950s and 1960s, good working condition. Miller High Life brand shown, others available.
#10-18 Vintage brewery items can accent any game room or provide an authentic look to a home billiard room. Whether it is a coin bank issued by a brewing company that closed 50 years ago, or a rare beer glass candle from the Rocky Mountains, our selection of rare tavern items is unmatched.
#10-19 Vintage brewery advertising items can provide hours of conversation in the home game room or billiard room. Beverage coasters from long-forgotten brewers and miniature salt and pepper shakers add that final touch to any period setting. Can openers from brewing companies are available as singles or in sets.