Lot 157Rare set of 22 ivory snooker balls c.1880’s...

Auction Date: 21/09/2016 at 11am



Rare set of 22 ivory snooker balls c.1880’s - consisting of 15 reds, a yellow, a green, a brown, a blue, a pink and a black together with a white cue ball – housed in an original leatherette period box – quite an exceptional quality set – overall wt approx. 6.5lbs/3kg Note The Game of snooker was invented in 1875 and it was about, the same time that composition balls evolved and by 1900 they were being widely used.

Hammer Price: £1250.00

Sign up if you would like to be notified of upcoming sales.