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Vintage / Antique English Bar Billiards Pool Table - $1000 (Wylie)


condition: good
make / manufacturer: Sams Brothers
size / dimensions: 79"L x 35"W x 35.5"H

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Vintage/Antique English Bar Billiards Pool Table in great condition. Coin operation disabled. Missing skeleton key. Game instructions, pool cues included, balls, and game accessories. Table is dated to about late 1930 to late 1940's from my research.
Serious Inquiries Only, No Deliveries, & Pick up only. HEAVY and will need to bring help moving it.

Example of a match and how it is played

YouTube video
Guernsey Bar Billiards pairs open final


Bar Billiard Tables originally called “Russian Bagatelle” originating in France and Northern Europe came to the UK in the 1930s.  The two leading manufacturers being “William Jelks” of Holloway Road, London and “Jeffrey Brothers” of London produced a range of bar billiard tables principally for use in public houses.  They were joined by “Sams Brothers” of Hoddesdon who produced a square leg table which became the mass produced workhorse of the business.

Coin operated English billiard table by Sam Brothers, Hoddesdon , England. Gill Jelkes convinced the English manufacturer to make a version of this game in bar size and was created in Oxford 1936. They called the legs Jelkes ("thruppeny bit legs") Bar billiards is still going strong in especially in the south of England and the Channel Islands.

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