Billiard or Snooker scoreboard circa 1850

Billiard or Snooker scoreboard circa 1850

£2,200
Reference

1221

An exceptionally rare and fine quality Billiards marker by Thurston of London circa 1840

Constructed from an excellent cut of English oak with a shaped pediment.

There are four revolving circular hand painted discs which are retained behind glazed panels,
each disc is moved by an ebony knob to register the required score.

The upper dials are differentiated from the bottom pair with an ebony dot ,
this is how players scores are kept separate, the "Spot dial" and the " Plain dial" .

Dimensions:

Height 74 cm / 2' 5 "
Width 58 cm / 1' 11"
Depth 4.5 cm / 2 "