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Listen to the Podcast of Donald and Dave's Bankshot Antiques
Nested away near a busy roadway system in Albany, NY is the Bankshot Antiques Billiard Service. Take a moment and listen to the podcast as Donald and Dave, professional artists, explain how they became one of the few full service pool restoration companies in America.
Below this slide show you will find comments about each picture
Table” made by the Benedict company of Syracuse, NY in the 1870’s
depicting scenes of firemen, burning buildings and fire equipment.
Originally made as first prize for the firemen’s convention parade.
11. Donald Bartholomay – one of the partners – working on final assembly of gorgeous leather pockets
Various Picts from Bankshot's Museum and Workshop & Nostalgia from the Pool Table Era
Interesting Links about Pool Table History
I especially liked the following quote from this site, click here
Who was a famous "pool nut"? ... Shakespeare, Mary Queen of Scots, King James I, Mozart, Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Napoleon, Josephine, John Quincy Adams, Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, Wild Bill Hickok, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Vincent Van Gogh, Charles Darwin, Queen Victoria, Pope Pius IX, Teddy Roosevelt, Neville Chamberlain, Al Capone, Babe Ruth, Cap Anson, Jackie Gleason, Paul Newman or Tom Cruise?
(To see the answer, click the link above!)
How are Pool Balls Made
History of Pool
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