Item in 7/10 condition, considering age. The total top dimension is 9′ long by 5′ wide. Table has six legs. You must break down and remove from current location or hire some one. 1909 pre Brunswick, Balke Collender company. Overall table is in good playable condition considering age. I believe some of the balls are original. Some of the pockets have wear. Some ivory in lay is missing. Some wood veneer is blemished. Could use a restoration. Overall table is solid. Overall a historically significant pool table over 100 years old. Item located in nunica Michigan, 49448. Rite off the free way. It is in the basement but the stair well is wide and open. I believe the pool table was build in Detroit, sent to the original location, then moved once. In the 60’s when this house was built. I believe it is a 3 piece slate 3/4 thick. Slate overall seems to be in good condition from underneath. More pictures available upon request. Kling, 6 leg model. Technical Information: Information from page 60 of the 1916 Billiard Products Catalogue of the Brunswick-Balke-Collender-Company. This magnificent design marks a new era in the highest class of billiard table construction and ornamentation. The severely plain in furniture is now giving way to the lighter and more artistic coloring effects of inlaid decoration. Available also in a combination style. Manufactured under various patents granted from 1900 to 1916. Wood and finish: Mahogany, rubbed and polished. After being given the ordinary cabinet finish it is hand rubbed to a dull polish. White and black holly and pearl inlay. Construction: The table has what is known in our factory as the Jumbo framework, which means that it is unusually heavy and substantial. Top molding 8 1/2″ x 3 3/8″, subframe; 1 3/4″ x 12 3/4″, total frame: 16 1/8. The ornamental blocks have a projection of 5 7/8″ x 4 7/8″ and 3 thick. The sides are compound construction, being tongued and grooved and glued, the exterior being reinforced with 3-ply veneer placed in an alternate run of grain, cross veneered on inside. Cross stretchers 1 3/4″ thick x 9″ bolted to a 1 3/4″ x 12 3/4″ x 16 1/2 reinforcing blocks, making a rigid bridge work. End stretchers 1 3/4″ thick x 5 1/2″. Legs 12″ square at bottom x 9 ” at top, capped by 3 3/8 thick x 5 : square block, bringing them flush with top of frame, to which they are secured by bolts and screws. They are built up in compound construction, tongued and grooved, doweled and reinforced by corner blocks, double cross veneered inside and outside and rigidly built into end frame work of body. The wood construction is all of the very best quality, cabinet made and put together in a most thorough manner. All joints made close and secure and all mitres absolutely accurate. Glued up joints are tongued and grooved, strongly doweled and glued firmly together. All corners and edges made perfectly smooth and true. Cushion Rails: Compound construction 3 3/8″ x 1 3/4″ with facing 4 1/8″ x 2 1/4″ thick, built up of various kinds of hardwoods of different grain to insure strength and prevent its being affected by climatic conditions. Invisible cushion bolts covered by what is known as blind cushion rails, built up in 6-ply material placed in an alternate run of grain with fancy figured veneer on the exterior. Inlaid with white and black holly. Cap rails 7/8″ x 2 3/4″. Rosewood 1 4/ thick. Inlaid metal fancy name plate. Eight rail bolts one each side and 4 on each end of 4 1/2 x 9′ table and 10 rail bolts on each side and 5 on each end of x 10′ table. Slate Bed: Best quality Vermont slate , 3 pieces to the set. The joints secured with brass dowels and sockets. No screw holes on playing surface. Regulation slate 1 thick. Reinforced with wood frame. Can be furnished special when so ordered 1 1/2 thick. Hardwood trim at pocket opening. Cushions: The cushions furnished with this table, unless otherwise specified, are our celebrated No. 1845 Match Game perfect angle. These are made in our own rubber factory at Muskegon, Michigan from a secret formula which is used exclusively by us. Our guarantee as to their accuracy of angle, speed and durability is evidenced by the name plate countersunk in the top of the cushion rail. Pockets: The pocket irons are the No. 6 style which are countersunk in the ends of the cushion rails by means of a brass socket. Black cover leathers reinforced at point of contact giving extra durability. Best quality red trimming leather and green fringe. 10 first grade green worsted pocket nets. Information is taken from Brunswick. Thanks for looking, please check out my other auctions. The item “Brunswick Antique Balke Collender CO. Kling 6 Leg Billiard Table 1909 9′ X 5″ is in sale since Saturday, March 05, 2016. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Indoor Games\Billiards\Tables”. The seller is “miketm5900″ and is located in Nunica, Michigan. This item can’t be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.
- Brand: Pre-Brunswick