RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910

RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910


RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910


RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910


RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910


RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910


RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910


RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910


RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910


RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910


RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910


RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910


RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910



ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER, BILLIARD TABLE. Circa early 1900s With Nice original Thurston name plaque on D end cushion. Possible salesmanship table for customers. Table is 31.5 inches Long and 17 inch wide. Hand Carved Solid wooden frame-work in Black, which has 2 built in silver spirit levels to side of cushions and 2 scoreboards. Comes with original balls/Billiard balls, 2 cues. Fitted scoreboards and the. Original pockets and string nets. This table is in near original condition and is in excellent vintage order as nearly 110 years old. Only some minor wear to baize and a small area of wear on the bulk end cushion see picture. Sits on four wooden legs which have a very simple carved levelling piece at the ends of each leg to level the table for playing. An excellent investment as scarce. To find in this condition and complete with Thurston name plate. Please see all pictures for detail, condition and style – The pictures are of the actual item for sale. Can be collected if needed. Some Early History Details. The Thurston furniture business started in 1799 in premises in Newcastle Street in the Strand. However Business for billiards tables in the early 1820s were now taking over their productions, so the company moved to 16 Catherine Street, The Strand and with their’ Manufacturing’ at the Waterloo Billiard Works, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London. They now specialised in billiards tables and billiard room furniture. In 1872 When the’Waterloo Billiard works’ was set up Cheyne Walk this was on the banks of the Thames this allow ed them easy access for the planks of timber, slates and other raw materials for billiard tables, in to the ir factory. In 1826 John Thurston introduced the slate bed for billiard tables and the record’s show that the first made complete with a slate bed was supplied to’White’s Club in 1832. Also in 1826 John Thurston was granted the Royal Warrant to His Majesty King George IV – sole appointment. In the late 1890’s a scheme to redevelop the Strand was planned, Thurston. Also became a limited company o. N February 24th 1896. To move from Catherine Street. The company submitted claims for the costs of removal. Had to be considered in the courts. The high bailiff, and a jury yesterday resumed the consideration of the case in which Messrs. (Limited), billiard table makers, claimed damages from the London County Council for their interests as lessees and tenants of the premises at No. 16, Catherine street, Strand, which had been acquired in connexion with the new streets. He move to their new. Started in 1900 and was. Thurston also enjoyed Royal Patronage and had several Royal Warrants granted during the later part of the 19th Century and early 20th Century. In 1911 Thurston were granted the Royal Warrant to His Majesty King George V They displayed these plaques at their Leicester Square premises. The item “RARE ANTIQUE THURSTON & CO MINIATURE SNOOKER BILLIARD TABLE c1910″ is in sale since Thursday, October 4, 2018. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Snooker & Pool\Pool Tables”. The seller is “isaacs-snooker-billiards” and is located in Chichester. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Custom Bundle: No
  • Further Options: Miniature
  • Table Option: Table Top
  • Type: Snooker Tables
  • Options: Mini / Novelty
  • MPN: UK
  • Brand: THURSTON & CO
  • Non-Domestic Product: No

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