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The History of Australia Billiard Table

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This magnificent, award-winning Australian billiard table is among the most important ever created in the vast British Empire and has an impressive royal provenance. Crafted of beautiful and highly valued Australian blackwood by master carver George Billyeald and accompanied by its matching scoreboard, this table was showcased in numerous international exhibitions, including the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, held in London in 1886. Watch as Lyndon Lasiter describes the fascinating history of this extraordinary billiards table, and how you could own something that even Queen Victoria could not...

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