Billiard cue, c1950s

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Cue
Date Used
14 Nov 1957
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Brief Description
Billiard cue, made of light varnished wood with a decorative black lacquered handle and brown leather tip. Handle features walnut with green trim detail. Cue was presented to Ernest Baster by Walter Lindrum on 14 November 1957, inscription reads, "To Ernest Baster 14-11-57 / My Appreciation / Walter Lindrum". Manufacturer's details on small cream plaque near end.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 1525 W: 35 D: 35mm (H: 60 1/16 W: 1 3/8 D: 1 3/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
14 Nov 1957
Location
In storage
Registration No
1985.13.3.1

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This is NOT the actual cue used by Walter Lindrum. It is a facsimile and hundreds were made by MacMorran & Co in the UK. Walters cue is a first edition Alcock Champion cue. As of this date it is still in his home in Melbourne in a double case along with his Masse cue.

- Graham Paul Waddingham

Posted on 28-02-2021 23:03:48