8ft E J Riley Pool | Snooker Table Convertible Dining Solid Oak (SOLD)

8ft E J Riley Pool | Snooker Table Convertible Dining Solid Oak (SOLD)

E J Riley Solid Oak Convertible Dining Table Circa early 1900s

 

8ft x 4ft Slate Billiard | Pool | Snooker Table
Early Stamp No A 846
In excellent original condition
 
This wonderful Antique Solid Oak 8x4 snooker dining table sits on a solid hand made Oak frame and has four hand carved round legs, The table has a one piece fitted slate with solid Brass pocket plates, leather pocket covers and string pockets, all in near original condition it is around 105 years old, the cloth to bed and cushions are in excellent order and all the cushions have good bounce, it has 5 original table leaves in solid oak all Fantastic and the table is in near original condition.
 
It comes with Boxed Set Snooker Balls, 2 Riley Cues, 1 Rest,
Box of Chalks, Triangle, Brush, Boxed Billiard Balls and a Set of Pool balls
 
The table is in excellent order throughout and has a wonderful oak grain and patina, it sits on a well constructed solid oak base, this has the original solid brass rise and fall system in place with 2 lifting handles at each end of table, when in lower position this is for dining and raised up is for playing. This is a one person operation.
 
In this condition and size is Scarce to find early 1900s Convertible E J Riley Oak Convertible Dining Table in excellent original condition.

 

Accessorise are included in this sale.

 

It is an excellent investment opportunity
 
Please see all pictures for style, detail and condition.
 
Size of dining table is 102' inches Long and 53' inches wide approx
 
The playing area is 8x4 approx
 
It will come with
 
Table details
 
*8 Oak Leg Buttons

*Rise and Fall System

* Welsh Slate Bed and Frame

*Main Oak frame and Leg fixing bolts

* Brass pocket plates, String pockets & Covers

*5 Oak Dining Leaves & 4 Carved Oak Legs

*1 Triangle, Brush & Box of Chalks

*Set of Boxed Snooker Balls

*Boxed Set of Billiard Balls

*2 Riley Cues and 1 Rest

*Boxed Pool Balls 

 

E J Riley of Accrington - Early History

These smaller tables sold readily and were date stamped on frame A56420 etc

By 1910 it was decided that the company should manufacture its own tables in its own workshops, stamped A for Accrington, cricked bats,and other sports equipment was also being made at this time. By 1918, the company were now making around 800 full- sized billiard tables per year, in addition to these, 800 convertible billiard and dining tables were being made and 4,000 portable smaller tables were also sold each year.

 

These convertible dining tables were of excellent quality and were very well made using the best quality materials available.

 

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