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Bill wrote at 2012-02-08 02:59:21
We also have a full-sized Frank Billiard Table Co Speedway Cushions table from Bowery, NY.  We assume it was purchased second-hand in NYC and brought up to Vermont in the mid 1970's as the original owner of our home was from NYC.  This table has under-table ball collection ramps to deliver the pocketed balls back to the table head.  We assume this table might have been used in a "pool hall" on account of the ball collection "system".  We can only surmise from the table's wooden rails that it's seen a lot of pool in its day.  Does this information support the "service provider/installer" theory or could this table be made by an "unknown" small manufacturer?

2-7-2012


LTC1EA wrote at 2016-07-02 17:19:56
http://bklyn-genealogy-info.stevemorse.org/Directory/Business/1930.B.html The link shows the ACME Billiards Co sharing the same address in NYC.


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I can answer questions related to shot-making, aiming, position play, strategies, practice, mental preparation and the psychology of the game. Also, rules as they vary from venue to venue and how to become a winning player. I have experience recovering and maintaining tables and will also answer questions related to cues and billiard equipment. However, I prefer not to make brand recommendations. I do not offer information identifying old tables and equipment or estimating their values.

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I have played over forty years in every state in the US (except Alaska). My experience is largely in pool rooms but I have also played extensively on bar tables and in league organizations. I have directed numerous tournaments up to the professional level and have played several world champion players. I am a former Billiard Congress of America instructor.

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B.S. in Visual Communication M.A. in Education: Career and Technology Education

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