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Antique Rare Original 1904 Brunswick-balke-collender Billiard Price List/catalog For Sale
Antique Rare Original 1904 Brunswick-Balke-Collender Billiard Price List/Catalog
Offered here is aBrunswick-Balke-Collender Company billiard and supplies price list/catalog from 1904. Originally aimed at the proprietors of billiard and pool businesses; it is now an indispensable reference to anyone interested in the "Golden Age of Billiards."
Pocket sized: dimensions: 4" x 7-1/2"
116 internal pages
Overall in very good and excellent condition especially for a paper ephemeral.
Evidence of some discoloration on from front cover to adjacent inner page. However the rest are in pristine/excellent condition.
Artwork on nearly of every page; line art, engravings, woodblocks, photographs...
Printed on thin qualitystock, now with only slight overall/uniform foxing
Featured inthe publication:
Addresses of office
Picture ofthe many showrooms and factories
Many pages of custom cues
Also, racks, cases and pool hall paraphernalia
Extensive discussion of billiard cloth and the various ivory balls
History and manufacture of Monarch cushions explained
Some scathing commentary/critique on competitors and products
For the current cue collector many detailed illustrations of the various cue butts available at the time
Pictures of generaldisplay and storage cases
Just about every billiard item need in a parlor is featured; chalks, chalk-holders, cue tips, brushes, pockets, balls, cases, chairs, books, lighting fixtures, cloth, repair tools, table parts, trophies, scoreboards, tokens, and much, much more...
A price list insert for tables - in near mint
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Antique Rare Original 1904 Brunswick-balke-collender Billiard Price List/catalog: $240