Billiard cue, "The World's Record Break Cue - 3262 Dec 7th 1929 - Walter Lindrum"

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Cue
Date Used
Circa 1929
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Billiard cue made of light varnished wood with black painted handle and brown tip. Small cream plaque affixed at end of cue bears inscription, reads, "THE WORLD'S / RECORD BREAK CUE / 3262 DEC 7TH 1929. / Walter Lindrum / AUSTRALIA".
0 - Whole: H: 1460 W: 30 D: 30mm (H: 57 1/2 W: 1 3/16 D: 1 3/16")
Date Used
Circa 1929
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by John Hardie.



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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 23:00:49