This table is a 1923 Brunswick Balke Collender and it is the “Wilmington” model with a ball return. It is a 8ft table and , except for the felt color, it meets all of the WPA tournament specs. It has a 3 piece slate that is 1 thick. This table is 93 years old but plays like a new table. If you are looking for an antique table that plays like a new table then this is it. If you have any questions just let me know. The following is information about this table from the Brunswick website. Construction: Rigid sectional framed construction faced with mahogany veneer of sound quality, hand rubbed to a dull finish. Sides are of built-up construction and veneered. Top molding with a dimension of 4 x 1 3/4 is solidly constructed from scientifically kiln-dried lumber, securely screwed and glued to top of the sides. Legs are of a square style construction with the parts solidly glued together, and reinforced with glue blocks at each corner. Unit rigidity is assured by means of single cross stretchers. The design is perfectly plain, without inlay or other ornamentation, yet the table is built according to the most rigid Brunswick standards of excellent materials and superior workmanship. Slate Bed: Consists of three pieces of the best quality slate of regulation 1 thickness, with all joints rigidly secured by brass dowels and sockets. Playing surface is entirely free from screw holes. If desired, slate bed of 1 1/2 thickness can be furnished Cushion Rails: The cushion rails of the Wilmington table are made up of a 3-ply body, consisting of three layers of woods of alternating grain glued together to insure the rails against climatic changes. The center layer of these plies, through which the cushion bolts are placed, is hard maple. Maple is used for this purpose because it holds the cushion bolts firmly in place. The tops of the rails are constructed of solid American Walnut. The rails are securely fastened to the table with invisible cushion bolts. These bolts are covered with blind cushion rail facing built up of 5-ply compound construction faced with a high grade of Mahogany veneer. Cushions: The Wilmington table can be equipped with any style Monarch perfect angle cushion. Pocket Irons: The pocket irons are No. 6 style, countersunk in the ends of the cushion rails by means of brass sockets. The item “1923 Brunswick, Balke and Collender Wilmington Billiard Table” is in sale since Monday, February 08, 2016. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Indoor Games\Billiards\Tables”. The seller is “harpsongs” and is located in Rothschild, Wisconsin. This item can’t be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.
- Brand: Brunswick Balke and Collender
- Model: Wilmington
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States