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#11-01 Rectangular replacement nameplates for antique pool tables. Correct style as used on pool and billiard tables from various manufacturers from the 1890s to the 1930s. Center two are solid brass with background colors of black or brown as shown. About 7.3" wide. Top is solid brass casting with antique raised letters. Antique finish can be buffed off if a polished appearance is desired. About 7.0" wide. Bottom is authentic original nameplate in very nice condition. About 7.3" wide. Center two nameplates $50 each, top $150, bottom $250.
#11-02 Die cut replacement nameplates for antique pool tables. Unique shape as used on a variety of Brunswick pool tables from the 1880s to the 1930s. Solid brass with raised lettering. Three background colors available as shown: dark, light, or natural brass. About 4.1" wide, 1.75" tall. $50 each.
#11-03 Wood grain replacement nameplate for antique pool tables. Correct style as used on pool tables from the 1880s to the 1920s. Excellent substitute for original lead inlay where lead is partially missing and/or a health hazard. Heavy-gauge metal with simulated wood-grain finish. About 7.25" wide, 1.8" tall. $75 each.
#11-04 Replacement lettering for Brunswick pool cue rack or Brunswick pool ball rack. Two types available: Lacquer decal for use by professional refinishers or self-stick pressure sensitive version for ease of application. Three sizes available: 12" wide for cue racks, 6.5" wide and 5" wide for ball racks and smaller items. $22 each.
#11-05 Gold numbers with black outlines for antique ball racks or other billiard room applications. Self-stick, pressure sensitive for easy application. About 1.75" tall, 1.25" wide. Available in sets of numbers 1 through 9. $20 per set.
#11-06 Hand-made pocket nets for use as replacements for missing or damaged original pockets. Includes hardwood insert at bottom of pocket for authentic "click" when a ball is pocketed. Supplied in off-white color as shown. 100 per cent cotton, can be used as-is or easily dyed to another color. $195 per set of six pockets.
#11-07 Original antique metal cups to hold pieces of cue-tip chalk. Not reproductions. Appropriate for most antique Brunswick pool tables. Hinged cast iron models attach under the rail and fold in when not in use. Brass cups are recessed into the top rails.
#11-08 -- Fancy chalkholder cups for antique pool tables. One or more used on Brunswick and other tables to hold cubes of cue-tip chalk. Attaches to bottom of rail and folds out of sight when not in use. Available in antique iron (round shape shown at top or square shape with 1877 patent date shown at bottom) or in various styles of solid brass as shown at left and right.
#11-09 Original antique pool table hooks. Used on most old Brunswick pool tables to hold the "rake" when not in use. Also used to retain the triangle rack at the foot of the table. Available in round, cast iron style, or fancy brass castings as shown.
#11-10 Vintage bridge holders for antique pool tables. Usually used in sets of two to hold the bridge or "rake" when not in use. Attaches to the bottom of the pool table cabinet to keep the bridge within reach when needed. Available in antique iron (bottom) or in bright brass (top).
#11-11 Old brass chalk holders (left and right) for mounting on cabinets or other billiard furniture. Nickel plated brass Brunswick-Balke-Collender mechanical scorekeeper for mounting on table rail (bottom). BBC "shield style" weight used for counterbalance with suspended chalk devices (top).
#11-12 Original antique pool table bolts and fasteners. Not reproductions. Various square-head bolt lengths to fit cabinet sides, table legs, and slate support beams. Antique nuts either square or rectangle. Original antique thread patterns. Six-inch bolts $16 each, others higher.
#11-13 Original antique pool table rail bolts. Not reproductions. Various lengths, used to attach table rails to slate. Wide variety of antique styles and thread patterns. Square heads or round heads, some drilled for rosettes. Available as singles, or in matching sets. Round-head 3.75" length $14 each, others higher.
#11-14 Ball return tray for antique pool tables. Accurate reproduction designed as direct replacement for damaged or missing original. Fits most antique Brunswick pool tables with tube-type ball return system. Poplar and mahogany construction.
#11-15 Unusual old tools for attaching rails to billiard tables. These would have been used by traveling pool table mechanics or in pool rooms with large numbers of tables. Used on round head rail bolts with two holes in the top. Custom wrench made by blacksmith (top), round adapter for hex-head wrench (center) and old "fork bits" of various widths for use with carpenter's brace.
#11-16 Antique tools for use on pool table cabinet bolts. Used by traveling table mechanics in the 1800s and early 1900s. Cast iron "elbow wrenches" (left and right) fit bolts with square, tapered heads. Very rare premium version of the same wrench (top) has walnut handle and also fits square head pocket bolts. Cast iron adapters (center) fit square head cabinet bolts and rail bolts and are used with carpenter's brace.
#11-17 Antique cue repair tools. Brunswick tip shaping tool (left), early Perfection cue tip clamp with leather grip (center) and very rare brass cue tip clamp with chain (top). Nice advertising on the old box of cue tips (right). Great display pieces for a memorabilia collection.