Mantiques are the latest Trend! Antique Snooker/Billiards, Vintage Games…

It’s what we have known all along. You can’t beat ‘Mantiques’ for fun, aesthetics and a good investment!

According to the Telegraph, The demand for ‘mantiques’ is growing fast. There has been a surge in popularity in ‘masculine’ antiques related to expeditions, sports etc. Whether bought for nostalgia or aesthetics, or just plain fun, these collectables  have also proved to be great investments.

Read the full article here:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/interiorsandshopping/antiques/9831625/Forget-antiques-the-latest-trend-is-mantiques.html#disqus_thread

View the ultimate Mantiques in our website. Antique snooker tables, vintage games and more.

To view some ‘Mantiques’, browse here:

Antique Snooker Tables

Antique Bagatelle Tables

Vintage Darts Scoreboard

Antique Games Table with drinks holders

Antique / Vintage Snooker & Billiard Accessories

 

Antique Snooker Ball Boxes for sale at Brown's Antiques Billiards and Interiors

Antique Snooker Ball Boxes for sale at Brown’s Antiques Billiards and Interiors

 

 

Antique Snooker Tables for sale at Brown’s Antiques

We are adding our latest stock of antique snooker tables for sale to the website.

We have created a general information page which gives details of what to expect when you buy your antique snooker table from us.

The page can be found here: http://www.brownsantiques.co.uk/antique-snooker-tables-info/

From here you can :

  • view current stock of antique snooker tables for sale
  • view current stock of antique snooker dining tables for sale
  • view examples of tables that we have restored
  • read about how we restore the snooker tables

 

We hope you find this page helpful. If you have any queries at all, please do not hesitate to contact us:

01234 743577

info@brownsantiques.co.uk

 Antique snooker tables for sale at Brown's Antiques Billiards and Interiors.

Antique snooker tables for sale at Brown’s Antiques Billiards and Interiors.

 

 

Vintage Valentine’s Day Gifts

What are you buying your Valentine this year? Make sure its vintage for a present they won’t forget!

Plus, we are giving away FREE chocolate hearts with all gifts bought from Browns Antiques before Valentine’s Day.

Browse our website now for gift ideas including:

Antique writing slope, fully restored

Antique cribbage / cards box.

Framed snooker / billiards rules

Antique snooker scoreboaords, cue racks and other acessories for the games room.

Antique bagatelle table

 

Antique Snooker / Pool Table at Hackett, London

An antique snooker / pool table installed in Hackett, London's Spittalfields store.

An antique snooker / pool table installed in Hackett, London’s Spittalfields store.Photo Ed Reeve.

Congratulations to Hackett, London on the opening of their concept store in London’s Spittalfields. Brown’s Antiques are delighted to have installed the antique snooker / pool table in this most stylish of stores! We’re sure you’ll agree the finished look is stunning.

Many thanks to Hackett, and photographer Ed Reeve for kind permission to use this image.

This antique pool table was carefully restored by hand, French polished and re-covered.

View our antique snooker tables for sale here.

Contact us to ask about antique pool tables for Retail Display and Interior Design projects.

Antique Snooker Diners for sale

We have added some more antique snooker diners to our website.

To view our latest stock of antique snooker diners for sale click here.

Please contact us if you have  a certain style of table in mind, as we have stock arriving most weeks.

Riley Antique Snooker Scoreboard. B461

A large, rare, mahogany antique snooker scoreboard by Riley.

Circa 1920″s.  With shaped top and chalkboard to middle.

Riley large rare antique snooker scoreboard B461

Riley large rare antique snooker scoreboard B461

Antique Snooker Diner Table. Riley 8ft serpentine in Oak.

8ft Antique Snooker Dining Tables for Sale. Brown's Antiques Billiards and Interiors

8ft Antique Snooker Dining Tables for Sale. Brown’s Antiques Billiards and Interiors

Antique snooker diner table in oak by Riley. This stunning serpentine snooker diner is oak, with cushion buttons detail.  The table has been fully restored by Brown’s Antiques Billairds and Interiors.

More details here: Antique snooker diner, Riley oak serpentine,8ft B278

This table has sold. Please view all antique snooker dining tables here.

Antique snooker Scoreboards for sale

We are adding some new scoreboards to our Antique Snooker Scoreboards for sale page today.

View our latest stock of Antique Snooker Scoreboards for sale here.

Antique Snooker Scoreboards Wall. Brown's Antiques Billiards and Interiors

Antique Snooker Scoreboards Wall. Brown’s Antiques Billiards and Interiors

8ft Ashcroft Snooker/Billiards Table Circa 1920s (B241)


8ft Ashcroft Snooker/Billiards Table Circa 1920′s (B241)
This fantastic oak snooker / billiards table has at some point been very skillfully re-modelled into an eight foot table by the well respected J Ashcroft & Sons.

Standing on 6 large, turned legs, this table has a three piece, bolted slate.  The woodwork is in very good condition, and on the playing side, the table will be re-rubbered and covered, and a new bedcloth fitted.

Table shown before restoration.  Please ask if you would like images by email.

8ft Ashcroft Antique Snooker Table for sale

8ft Ashcroft Antique Snooker Table for sale

Antique Furniture restoration and French polishing

Did you know? At Browns Antiques we provide a French polishing and restoration service for antique furniture, snooker and billiards tables, and pianos. Here’s one we prepared earlier:

This beautiful Bechstein grand piano has been carefully restored and French polished by hand.  As with all our restoration, all work is carefully carried out by hand using traditional methods, and the best quality materials available.

Bechstein Piano re-polished By Brown's Antiques Billiards and Interiors

Bechstein Piano re-polished By Brown’s Antiques Billiards and Interiors
For more details of our antique furniture restoration and French polishing services contact our workshop at Cardington, Bedford, 01234 743577, or please see French polishing and furniture restoration.