Alcocks presented this Sheffield silver plate serving tray as the winner’s prize for the first Victorian Amateur Billiard Championship held at Alcocks Elizabeth St showrooms in August and September 1904. The winner of the trophy was Edwin Jacoby who defeated Charles Cock 750-635 in the final; highest break of the tournament was 79 by Cock […]
Trawalla, a heritage listed two storey Italianate stuccoed brick mansion at 22 Lascelles Avenue Toorak, contains a very fine billiard room at the centre of the house featuring a soaring clerestory roof, elegant proportions, a marble mantlepiece and delicate plasterwork decoration. The centrepiece of the room is an antique Alcocks Squatters Favourite full-size billiard table […]
Alcocks marks 40 years since master craftsman Tim Lowe joined the company as an apprentice on February 4th 1981. While learning the skills of a billiard table maker and mechanic including woodworking, billiard table design, manufacture and finishing, in 1982 Tim began creating a miniature (36″ by 18″) Duke of Edinburgh billiard table as an […]
Bayside private club, Melbourne. A full size Alcock Canted Leg model billiard table in Australian Cedar and Blackwood, installed in 1886 and in position ever since, is the centrepiece of this timeless room which features extensive timber panelling, a high waffle ceiling, and a pair of late nineteenth century leadlight panels displaying cartoon-like billiard scenes.