WANTED Full size snooker table for client by end of May 2021 . but sooner if possible

We are looking for a nice conditioned modern full size snooker table
for a client in our area of Nottingham & Derby
as close to Nottingham and Derby if possible and a Ground floor located table is possible please
Cloth condition or nets and leathers not important , but good bounce , good slates and good woodwork is what my client is looking for , we can renew the cloth nets and leathers .,
Tables we are looking for are like these .
A Riley

A Karnehm and Hillman

even a Karnehm and Hillman square leg

A Titan

An Enbild again turned or square leg will be considered .

If you have a table for sale please send  photos of the table including legs pockets and top surface and all accessories that are with it  to

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with your post code and if the table is on Ground floor

8ft raise and fall Diner for sale £1000 buyer collects . table is based in Surrey

We have a client in Surrey who wishes to sell their Hamilton & Tucker 8ft by 4ft raise and fall diner
it will by the looks of the photos require a re-cloth and maybe new bags and nets to bring it back to its former glory , but the polish looks in good order
buyer will have to get full condition of rebound rubber value and condition of woodwork from the Private seller .

5 section hard wood top , the polish looks very good and has that antique look to it .

Hamilton and Tucker a good table manufacturer and a respectable name in the billiards trade .

Cloth has been used and as described would look better with a  new re-cloth .
I have been informed this is a three section raise and fall slate bed that has been screwed to a raise and fall subframe
unusual for a raise and fall diner as most have a one piece slate bed .
I would take the bed cloth off on strip down to see if that is the case , three section or one piece , it requires a re-cloth anyway .
My client has informed me he had no problems with the joints being disturbed if it is a three section bed  , when raising and falling the top to playing and dining height .
This is an extremely heavy table , my advice is for a full strip down of sectional bed rather than try and lift it in one section , you may nip the joints together if you get any flex in the subframe and it turned out to be a three section slate bed  .
so be aware of this , when you dismantle .
this is Buyer collect only , GCL billiards are extremely busy at the moment and could not fit this one in for the next couple of months .
we are away all of May and booked out through March and April so closer to three months fully booked out .
but I could recommend a couple of Billiard firms who could quote for this move if you buy the table .
The table is a long distance from Nottingham where GCL billiards are based and maybe one of the local firms down south would be a better option to remove the table and deliver,  if you wished for a bespoke service .
Table is on Ground floor , and I would recommend to put it on Ground floor and not upstairs .
the price of the table at £1000 does not include any dismantle and relocation or re-cloth or other work costs .
this you will have to get a  quote for and I would recommend that you do this before buying,  just so you know what the total cost would be .

all accessories that are with this table , shown laid out on the table bed .
Not sure if chairs are with it this you will have to ask the seller , sometimes they are available at extra cost .
or they may be keeping them for a new normal fixed dining table only to replace this one .

you could leave the nets and leathers as they are
but in my opinion if you are going for a re-cloth then replace the bag nets and leathers at same time to give a , as new playing experience .
so there you go full description a nice looking table that would grace any fine home .
I think this table will go pretty quick so if you like what you see do not hang around .
good 8ft diners are not as easy to find as their smaller 7ft and 6ft models , and they are the most sought after .
£1000 is a good price for such a quality manufactured Hamilton & Tucker table .
British made from quality woods and craftsmanship , not your usual import modern type sold on line for mega £ . …… Buy British .

Rare opportunity to buy a 7ft by 3ft 6 inch playing area Serpentine Snooker Diner with dual height flip up beams just £375 . BARGAIN .

WARNING it does need work .
so take this in before committing to buy , see details below

 

Not a Riley one but a very good copy of one

Serpentine Billiards diners are pretty rare to find , not everyone’s first choice of this old design classic , but this one looks solid and chunky with good sized cushions .
looks like top is stained , but you can touch this up or re-polish it ,
I have taken into account the cost of moving this and a re-cloth so we have priced it really low for a come and get me price .
We do not know the condition of the rubber , but  at this price it is priced as needs doing .   just £375 for quick sale .
the owner inherited the table with the property .

This is a private sale you are buying direct from the private seller not GCL billiards , contact Geoff at GCL billiards if you wish to buy he will forward you onto the seller .
if you need a quote to have it collected contact Geoff or Carol  with your post code at  c.large@btinternet.com

It will require picking up and delivering or you may decide you can do this yourself , but be warned it is heavy .
the slate will not stand up to being dropped or loaded at an angle they often break if not loaded and strapped into a van correctly
It will require a Re-cloth at least looking at the sun faded cloth
it may require a re-rubber . the sun may have damaged the rubber too with heat .
But at the price it is being sold for this has been taken into account .  NO OFFERS this is already a Bargain price .

Bag nets and leathers look good from the photo .

My advice is buy it get it home and then decide what work you require doing , you may decide to just use it for a few months while you decide the amount you wish to spend on it .
but at this price it is a Bargain for a Billiard diner .
the table is based in Nottinghamshire and would be ideal for a local buyer to be found , because the more distance to travel the more expensive it is if you use a billiard firm to collect and deliver
we also recommend only ground floor buyers , this item is too heavy to tackle stairs with .

10ft snooker table for sale , NOW SOLD

NOW SOLD to private buyer .>>>

BUT WE DO HAVE CLIENTS LOOKING FOR 10 ft tables so if you have one for sale get in touch .

SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD

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original advert

We have a client based in Essex who wishes to sell his 10ft snooker table
a popular size due to people not having the room for a full size by just a foot or so , so the next best thing is a 10ft by 5ft table .
I would like to say they do not come around so often but we have had two advertised and sold within the last month .
I suppose with people in covid lock down wish to have  their own table at home has spurred interest in the market .

10ft …Solid chunky looking frame with 6 legs

cloth looks in reasonable condition , you may wish to have it re-clothed but if it where me I would just go with the cloth that is on it for a year
then in one year have it re-clothed and also re-checked for level again .
It depends what you are after , a table that is pristine playing condition from the minute it is installed , or get your monies worth out for the cloth that is on it .

if you are in the market for a solid chunky looking 10ft by 5ft Snooker table look no further .
you can have this one for offers around £750 .
I do not know what is included with the table I will add a list later on once eth owner has given me this . .
but normally things like triangle balls , scoreboard , rests and cues are included .
maybe a dust sheet and a lighting shade .

Riley Aristocrat full size snooker table for sale ..EX footballers table

Here we have a very nice riley Aristocrat 12ft full sized snooker table for sale with celebrity status past owner .
and a story concerning Steve Davies Gifting the table , which may be hard to prove on that one unless you could speak to Steve Davies about it  , but the footballer past owner is genuine .
This Riley Aristocrat once belonged to an England / Arsenal footballer and now TV pundit  …. Ian Wright .
Table is based in Croydon .

I would say it is in need of a re-cloth to bring it back to it’s former glory , but the woodwork is in exceptional condition from the photo’s
all accessories you see are included in the price .
but buyer has to arrange for dismantle and collection and delivery , GCL Billiards could quote you for this !

The house once belonged to Ian Wright , my selling client informs me and this could be proved .
and that the table was left by Ian when the house was sold as in with the house sale .

Pockets openings look pretty good and not too tight and not like buckets , just correct for the average to good player , I would say 3.1/2 inch  to 3.5/8th at the fall .
Riley Aristocrats are a top end table , the cushions are the normal standard wood cushions .

If you would like to make an offer on the table , I will pass all offers onto my selling client
looking for a quicker sale so you never know what offer he will take for it ,
but I do have an idea of its current value based on what they are selling for in the market today .and have informed my selling client on those values .

once bought if you would like a quote from Geoff at GCL billiards
to relocate the table for you then please get in touch with your full post code and tel number .

 

all enquires to

Geoff or Carol Large at GCL billiards

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7ft hubble & Freeman snooker table for sale offers around £350 inclusive of vast amount of accessories

We have a client based just south of Maidstone who wishes to sell a 7ft snooker table including vast amount of accessories
the table is UPTAIRS , so any buyer will have to arrange to manhandle this to ground floor and out of the building
Selling clients are elderly and cannot help with that .
one pocket or rail or net may need some slight attention so I am informed .

I would recommend that the cushions and pockets and rails are unscrewed off the slate to lighten the lifting .
Frame could then be dismantled or if stairs and doorways wide enough carried out as it is .
slate is best carried down stairs on its own you may need 4 men for this .
and a small / medium transit van , with blankets , small removals firm should be able to manage this with a  piano trolley .
Well made Hubble and Freeman manufactured .
£350 ono . buyer to arrange to take away .

email

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for more details

Great condition Titan 12ft snooker table NOW SOLD AND RELOCATED BY GCL BILLIARDS .

 

SOLD SOLD SOLD this ex Professional footballers table from Elderly Edge to Coastal Ipswich area holiday Home  .
now relocated to a nice Holiday home near the coast close to  Ipswich … the new owner is very pleased with his purchase and how the relocation of table was carried out  .

NOW RELOCATED TO HOME NEAR IPSWICH WITH BRAND NEW RE_CLOTH
SOLD SOLD SOLD !!!.

 

Here we have a Private sale direct from the sellers Private home .
A superb condition full size Titan , in what looks like light to medium Mahogany woodwork .

Lighter mahogany , a nice change from all those dark woods that you cannot see the woodgrain .
I am sure they use lower cost woods on Darker stains or at least none attractive woods .but on this table you can see the Mahogany wood Grain
and being a  lighter wood would fit into most homes colour schemes .
Note the reeded legs .
And Modern pocket openings with standard Broadbow leathers .
Cloth looks good enough to refit and play straight away if you wished , or maybe go the whole hog and have it re-clothed .

The price of the tale at £700 does not include dismantle and removal .
GCL billiards will quote for a Ground floor dismantle and load to Ground floor delivery unload and  install , and also a re-cloth if you require .
the table is situated on the ground floor and is in the Greyfriars area just below Stockport and Manchester .
Contact Geoff or carol at GCL billiards for a quote for this work .
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the table will come with all accessories that are shown in the photo’s .

A nice 4 handed scoreboard is also included .
Board condition is as new just shows not many games played on the table .

A matching Titan dust cover completes the accessories list
A modern table , in great condition at a fraction of a new table price if bought today  .
Too late to get it installed for Christmas now  , but A January 2021 date could be arranged .
all inquires to Geoff or Carol Large at GCL billiards , we will forward any interested people onto the seller .

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For sale ODD size Oak 10ft to 11ft Snooker table . ??? Steel cushions too !!!

Here we have a Unique sized  Billiard table I have worked on a number of times re-clothing over the past years near Lincoln & Sleaford and Newark ( within that triangle ) .
it is one of those tables that you never forget working on , as it used to be a full size table .
And it was cut down in size to fit a room for cue size all the way around ,   by a Billards  firm or Billiards fitter ( unknown ) but maybe by Thurston ?
How do I know it was a cut down table ?
Well there are tell tale signs in the under frame work , leg spacing , and the cushions that give this away .

The table size is over 10ft long and under 11ft  playing area .
It’s outside measurments are 11ft 4 inch  by 6ft 3 inch , obviously the playing area is less than that by about 6 inch all the way a round,
to nose of cushions if you take the depth of capping and overhang of cushion block and rubber into consideration .
I would say approx playing area of 10ft 4 inch by 5ft 3 inch .
and a slate size of approx 10ft 8 inch by 5ft 7 inch
so I could not advertise it as a true 10ft and not as an 11ft …it is what is known in the trade as a B*****D Size .
I have only worked on one other B******D size table and that was in the Vicarage of Dartmouth in Devon where they had an over 8ft yet under 9ft table
So they are out there .
this table is for sale due to a house sale …due to be completed in January

the unusual thing about it , it has steel cushions from a Burroughs and watts table , yet for some reason ( maybe through working on it in the past )
I am not sure if the whole table is Burroughs and watts or if the frame is Orme & Sons , I will forward the leg design onto a Billiards historian who has referance to these tables for his opinion .
but for some reason Orme is sticking in my mind , maybe because orme stamp their name in every piece of wood , and I may have seen it on the under frame work when I worked on it in the past .
it is a table that I have told many about , when people ask me if I have worked on odd sized tables , this and the Dartmouth Vicarage one .

with steel Burroughs and watts cushions fitted to it , the slates having been reduced also means the steel cushions and polished capping friezes have also been reduced in size .
My client at this stage is looking for sensible offers , and would like a quick sale .
So here is your opertunity , if you always wanted a full size yet not got a room large enough for one ,  yet this may  fit ?
it is a unique table not many will have one the same size if any at all .
I think you would be looking at a room 20ft 6 inch by 15ft 5 inch to be comfortable , yet an inch or two  less ,  would not effect it . so 20ft x 15ft  room may be allright .

a price for removal and fitting to a ground floor premises could be given once we have your post code …by GCL billiards
this would be extra to the table price which you have to offer to our PRIVATE Seller .
this sale will not incur any middle men fees for the actual price of the table .
Viewing is recommended .

All info please contact Carol or Geoff Large at GCL billiards email .

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*** ADDED NOTE ***

I have now found out through a billiard Historian ( Peter Ainsworth )
that the frame of this table is from an Orme Bath Club model table circa 1909 .
many thanks Peter for this information .
it must have been a special order to have one cut down to fit a room , and then ask for the better Burroughs and watts steel cushions to also be cut down and fit .
A one off conversion , and I suspect that Thurston maybe the firm that did this for the original owner .

Illustration kindley supplied by Peter Ainsworth .
Showing the original Bath Club Orme & sons model of table from a 1909 Catalogue of Orme .