Antique Burroughes & Watts 8x4 Slate Snooker Pool Convertible Dining Table(SOLD)

Antique Burroughes & Watts 8x4 Slate Snooker Pool Convertible Dining Table(SOLD)

Antique Burroughes & Watts 8x4 Slate Snooker | Pool | Billiards Convertible Dining Table

 

Circa very early 1900s

 

This Fantastic antique convertible dining table is in excellent condition and complete, it has 5 quality solid Mahogany dining leaves, which are in near perfect condition, the table has ornate solid mahogany carved legs a solid main frame and all the finishing buttons are in place. It has a rise and full system, these are solid brass to raise the table for playing snooker. The lower position is for dining, one/two person operation.

 

The table has top fitting brass pocket plates with heavy duty leather covers and string pockets, all the cushions are in perfect condition with their buttons in place and this table is complete.

 

All sections have been produced by hand and are top quality as you would expect from this company who were based

 

in Soho London,

 

The table is fitted with a 1" one piece bolted slate bed in perfect condition, the cloth to bed and cushions are in excellent order and all cushions have good bounce, this is a wonderful table and looks fantastic, it will be a centre piece in any room

 

It comes with pre-owned accessories, Cue rack, 2 Ash One Piece Cues, 2 Rests

 

Box of SupaPro Chalks, 2 Triangles, Large Table Brush, Boxed Set of Aramith Pool Balls and Snooker Balls.

 

Size of dining table is 8 foot 6 inches long and 4 foot 7'' inches wide approx.

 

Playing area is 8x4 feet approx

 

This table was completely restored in the 1990s and retains all of its original features

 

It remained in the same family for many years until recently

 

please see pictures for style and detail.

 

 

Table details

 

*Main Frame

 

* Welsh slate one piece

 

*Heavy Duty Leather pocket covers

 

* Top brass fitting pocket plates & String pockets

 

*2 One Piece Ash Cues, Cross Rest & Tall Rest

 

*Boxed Set of Aramith Snooker Balls

 

*Boxed Set of Aramith Pool Balls

 

*2 Triangles & Box of Chalks

 

*Table Brush and Rack

 

 

We offer free insulation on this table if being delivered to a ground floor room with good level access

 

Deliveries for our tables can be arranged up to 220 miles using this post code. PO20 0AT - This is at £1 a mile - minimum charge is £50

 

 

Please message for any other details

 

South Coast - Nr Chichester West Sussex

 

 

Brief History

Burroughes & Watts is one of the oldest and the most prestigious known names in the billiards and snooker industry. Originally founded in Soho Square London in 1836, it soon flourished as a leading manufacturer of billiard tables, cues and accessories, In 1923 they had a splendid catalogue produced a bound booklet to show all the types and sizes of tables they had to offer, this also confirmed the high standards of workmanship and the position they held as a leading manufacturer of billiard tables.

 

However, the manufacture of these new tables effectively came to an end in England with the introduction of the Utility Scheme for furniture which was in force between 1943 and 1953 but the company continued to trade, and in common with all other English manufacturers, concentrated on table renovation and the supply of cues and other accessories, with trading conditions continuing to be in a desperate state through the 1950s & 60s, the company finally ceased trading in 1967, the main assets were taken over by property developers Hurst Park Syndicate Ltd and the Table renovation business was sold to E J Riley Ltd

 

 

(Delivery for big items)

 

Our delivery crews are following the latest government advice, we have extensive experience in being able to quickly deploy business contingency plans so we continue to provide customers with access to our services.

 

They will text you on the day of your delivery with a time of arrival. Let us know if you would prefer a ‘contact free’ delivery to your front door or garage? If not when agreed, we’ll deliver to a room of your choice ground floor with good level access. If anyone in your household is self-isolating because of potential exposure/risk, to protect you and our colleagues we’ll only deliver to your front door or garage.

 

Based on latest government advice, please keep at least 2m away from our delivery teams at all times. Masks, antibacterial gel and cleaning wipes are provided for our teams - these are used before and after our deliveries

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