Antique Rollerboard Snooker Scoreboard Made of Mahogany and Brass
This is a wonderful English antique roller board snooker scoreboard. The scoreboard is in very nice condition. The mahogany does not have any nicks or cracks. The back side of the scoreboard is probably a more recent addition. The two rollers that would be used to keep the score. Snooker, which originated in India in the 19th century, is one of the cue sports that we know about including pool, pocket billiards. Snooker is played on a 6 x 12 foot with pockets with rounded openings. In the game, there are 15 red balls, each worth one point, six colored balls worth 2 to 7 points, and a cue ball.
The mahogany roller scoreboard measures 24 1/2 inches wide, 12 1/4 inches high, and 5 inches deep. The balls used to rotate the drums are appear to be wood by are made of a plastic material. The roller drums are paper with the numbers 1 - 100 printed at four positions on the roller board in increments of 25. There are two brass guide rails each with a brass marker which is moved along the scoreboard to mark the scores. The brass is beautiful, and the screws holding the rails on are also brass. The roller scoreboard is ready to be mounted on a wall with two sturdy hangers.
This is a great antique for a sports to use and display.