Antique Billiards Tables & Accessories

Barton McGill Billiards is a long established Billiards, Snooker & Pool table specialist which provides a comprehensive selection of Antique slate Billiard Tables, New Custom Handmade Tables, Games-room Furniture and  Accessories. It is the mission of our company to offer customers items produced and finished to the highest standard combined with an outstanding service. We believe that great service is essential in today’s competitive and often confusing marketplace. Our company offers these services to Businesses, Architects, Hotels, Interior Designers and direct to Private Customers here in New Zealand and throughout the world.

Barton McGill stocks  Antique Tables dating from 1880 to 1930. These tables were made of the finest timbers eg: Cuban mahogany, Tasmanian Blackwood, Oak, Queensland Maple and Walnut burr veneers with decorative inlays. The tables are restored with great care and attention to detail for which Barton McGill is famous world over. Our company has been manufacturing bespoke billiards, snooker, pool tables and convertible dual-height diners for over 120 years,and as our website illustrates, there is a vast range of models available, from good quality functional tables to very decorative and ornate designed tables.

We have a large showroom displaying around ten fully assembled Billiards, Pool and Games Tables of all sizes, including a  selection of Convertible Billiard/Dining Tables. Customers can also view our large selection of Antique Accessories, New  Accessories, Chairs, Billiard Lighting and Games room furniture. We offer NZ’s largest selection of billiards tables, games room furniture and accessoriesFor additional information and/or if you wish to visit our premises please do not hesitate to contact the showroom.

The following tables have been Sold

Soon to be  Restored Alcock & Co “Exhibition” Full-size Billiards table, Circa 1900
This table is a beautiful example of the maker’s art..

This magnificent table, an example of the exacting craftsmanship of the billiard table makers of yesteryear, Hand crafted by Alcock & Co, from solid New Zealand  Rewa Rewa otherwise known as Honey Suckle.

This timber is very attractively grained and was prized for inlay and ornamental work by the early NZ furniture makers. Finding the quantities & sizes required to make this table is extremely rare and it is the only billiards table we know of to be made in this beautiful native NZ timber. Featuring Welsh five piece one & half inches thick slates with the cushions bolted directly into the slates for speed and  true rebound. Individually hand carved Leg Panels adorn the table knees and compliment the ten inch diameter hand carved legs.

Full restoration includes;

All woodwork has been stripped back to bare wood and re-polished in Mirrortone lacquer to a warm honey finish or to a your own choice of finish.
New Patent BMG full-size cushion rubber cushions, pocket opening cut to IBSF templates
New Rail pockets, nets & leathers fitted.
Bed and cushions re-covered in “Strachans” West of England 6811  Tournament select championship cloth
This table comes with a complete range of accessories;

1 x set Aramith Tournament Champion Snooker balls
1 x Wooden Triangle
1 x Reconditioned Scoreboard in matching color.
6 x 57” maple cues with 10.5mm tips
1 x Brass cross rest
1 x Brass spider rest
1 x set of (2) long cue and long rest
1 x 8 clip cue-rack in matching color
1 x brush
1 x deluxe fringed dust cover
1 x box Brunswick green chalk
2 x chalk holders

“Victorian”  Barton McGill 10ft Billiards table  Circa 1987.
This table is in exceptional condition, just like new!

Barton McGill Victorian billiards tables are handmade and are all individually pre-assembled, slates hand-floated cushions fitted, and all parts serial numbered and stamped before final polishing & delivery, ensuring a perfect table every time.These time consuming & costly manufacturing processes are un heard of today in this era of mass production.

Hand crafted in solid African Mahogany, featuring: Individually hand carved Leg Scrolls, Italian 5 piece slates 1.1/4″ thick, Patent BMG full-size cushion rubber cushions, pocket opening cut to IBSF templates,The new owner will get the Bed and cushions re-covered in “Strachans” West of England 6811  Tournament select championship cloth included in the price. This table comes with a complete range of accessories

8ft Alcock & Co Billiards table. Circa 1870’s. 

This magnificent table, an example of the craftsmanship of the billiard table makers of yester year,  represents a “once in a life time opportunity to own

Hand crafted by Alcock & Co in Melbourne, Australia, from solid Tasmanian Blackwood and re finished in Mirrortone walnut scratch resistant lacquer. Featuring Welsh three piece one inch thick slates with the cushions bolted directly into the slates for speed and  true rebound. (very rare in tables of this age) Strachans West of England world championship super fine woolen cloth, the table is in every respect a miniature version of the Full-size billiards table. Including new and reconditioned accessories

Antique “George Wright” of London Full-size Billiards table,circa 1895.

This beautiful table is hand crafted from Cuban Mahogany with massive 1.1/2″ thick Welsh slates in 5x sections.  The legs are hand turned with vertical fluting and solid brass adjustable levelling toes (very rare in this era table)  Hand carved leg scrolls add to the symmetry and balance of the table .  The table is over 115 years old and it presents and plays like new.  This table has been completely re-furbished by the famous NZ makers, Barton McGill Ltd of Auckland:  and includes refurbished antique scoreboard and all new playing accessories for both billiards and snooker. This quality & craftsmanship has to be seen to be believed. Including a full range of new and antique accessorie You will not find a better example of a antique full size billiards table and can be viewed at the Barton McGill showroom.

Billiards Ltd “Viceroy” Full-size Billiards table. Circa 1970’s.

This table has hand -floated 1.3/4 inch thick Slates. The westmonister bridge frame is made in solid Mahogany and has been completely stripped back to bare wood and re laquered & colour matched to a warm expresso color. The cushions have been fitted with new patent Barton McGill Full-size rubber cushions, with pockets cut to IBSF Templates. Bed and cushions covered in Strachans 6811 World Championship Superfine cloth. New Rail pockets with white cotton nets fitted to solid brass pocket irons and covered in NZ leather.
Including;
1 x set Aramith Tournament Champion Snooker balls
1 x Wooden Triangle
1 x Reconditioned Scoreboard in matching color.
6 x 57” maple cues with 10.5mm tips
1 x Brass cross rest
1 x Brass spider rest
1 x set of (2) long cue and long rest
1 x 8 clip cue-rack in matching color
1 x brush
1 x deluxe fringed dust cover
1 x box Brunswick green chalk
2 x chalk holders

8ft Antique Billiards/Dining Oak table
Made by Alcock and Co in Melbourne, circa 1907.

This beautifully hand crafted billiards table converts to a dining table and was made in a time when quality was not a compromize and when the makers were were highly skilled “artisians”.

Strip and Re-Lacquer all woodwork including dining top
Slate playing top
Fitted with Strachans 6811 green billiard cloth

Comes with a Accessories Pack which includes Pool Balls, Snooker Balls. 4 Maple Snooker cues, 2 Chalk Holders, Dust Cover, Cross rest, Spider, Cue rack, Triangle, Scoreboard, Oak ball tray, Fulcrum Jack, Chalk and Table brush.

Barton McGill 7ft Antique Dining/Billiard Table
circa 1910

This beautifully restored billiard table features english pocketing, built in solid mahogany timber. The 1/2 inch one piece slate is covered with professional 6811 green pure wool cloth. This table includes a set of pool balls, a set of snooker balls, two player scoreboard, four cues, triangle, cross Rest, cue rack, table Brush and chalk with chalk holders. You can purchase this table today for only.

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