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NN14. High-grade Mexican camatillo rosewood merry widow cue from Ned Morris. Black Tiger "Bull II" pigskin leather wrap. Veneer stitch deco rings at joint and buttcap. Bronze 3/8-10 pin. 2 select maple shafts with LD length linen melamine ferrules, 13mm with Tiger Emerald tips, 3.96/ 3.98 oz. Cue weighs 19.56/ 19.58 oz. with 19-3/8" balance point. Includes joint protectors. SOLD.
Ned Morris Cues. Superbly crafted in Desert Hot Springs California since early 90's.
4. Bob Manzino 4 point ebony with veneers (black, teal and mauve) into mild curly maple cue. Stylized Tahitian black pearl and ivory spear motif inlays in points and buttsleeve. Deco rings with double ivory/ Tahitian black pearl inlays at all positions (148 inlays total). Ivory joint and buttcap. Black select grade elephant ear wrap. Polished nickel-silver joint pin 3/8-12. 2 shafts with 5/8" ivory ferrules, 4.29 and 4.11 oz., with Le Pro tips. Fancy cap protector for butt, delrin protectors for shafts. Weighs 19.48/ 19.30 oz., with a 19-3/8" balance point. For display, not for sale.
5. Bob Manzino 4 point ebony on ebony with natural, ruby and natural veneers and bridged points cue. 16 piece 8 point mariner's star inlays in each point (ivory and pink ivory). Ebony butt sleeve has matching mariner's star inlays and intermediate silver accents (248 inlays total). Silver, ivory, pink ivory inlayed "rosary bead" ringsets at all positions. Ivory joint and buttcap. Ultra grade elephant ear wrap. 2 shafts with 5/8" ivory ferrules, 3.96/ 4.07 oz. Polished nickel-silver joint pin 3/8-12. Custom joint protector for butt Delrin for shafts.
Weighs 19.35/ 19.46 oz., with a 19-1/4" balance point. For display only.
Cog Radial Linen. New Cognoscenti ebonized cue made from one section of radially laminated maple (8 pieces) with fancy silver dash ringsets at joint and buttcap. Elphoryn joint and buttcap. White with double black speck linen wrap. One select maple shaft, 13.1mm with linen melamine ferrule and Triangle tip. Joint protector set included. 3 available 19.01, 19.03 and 19.05 oz. in weight. The new classic Cognoscenti player! $1350.00 each shipped in USA.
8. Bob Manzino ebony on ebony fancy cue. Leather wrap. 19.3 oz., with 19-1/2" balance. One of a kind. 4 bridged points ebony into ebony cue with light purple, magenta, light purple veneers. Signature scroll inlay motif pattern in points and mirrored in buttsleeve. Double inlayed French stars between points and in buttsleeve. Fine silver stitch deco rings@abcd. Black leather wrap, custom nickel siver joint pin, 2 13mm shafts and custom joint proptector set with fancy protector for butt. Price: Ask.
New Cognoscenti Super Fancy one-off 5 ebony points into highly figured birdseye maple with silver dash ringsets at all positions. Loaded with double/ triple and silver inlays. Elphoryn joint and buttcap. White with double black speck linen wrap. Two select maple shafts, 13.1mm ( 3.30/ 3.72 oz.)with linen melamine ferrule and Triangle tip. Weighs 18.3/ 18.72 oz. Joint protector set included as shown. Price: $6.9K. Very special Cognoscenti cue!
New Cognoscenti Black Palm merry widow cue with fancy silver dash ringsets at all positions. Elphoryn joint and buttcap. White with double black speck linen wrap. Two select maple shafts, 13.1mm ( 3.46/ 3.59 oz.)with linen melamine ferrule and Triangle tip. Titanium joint pin. Weighs 18.77/ 18.89 oz with 18-1/2" balance. Joint protector set included as shown. Price: SOLD. The only one I've ever seen like it.
New Cognoscenti Gaboon merry widow cue with fancy silver dash ringsets at all positions. Elphoryn joint and buttcap. White with double black speck linen wrap. Two select maple shafts, 13.1mm ( 3.64/ 3.65 oz.)with linen melamine ferrule and Triangle tip. Weighs 19.77/ 19.78 oz with 18-3/8" balance. Joint protector set included as shown. Price: $1,900.00.
9. New 2017 unchalked Bob Manzino bridged points player/ collectible cue. 4 points of crimson colored master grade amboyna burl into gaboon ebony nose w/ 4 veneers: mauve/ruby red/mauve and black. Mitered bridges at base. Stylized inlays of elforyn and abalone shell in each point. Amboyna burlwood sleeve over phenolic capped joint collar. Four mitered veneered burl windows in ebony butt sleeve w/ Elforyn and paua inlayed French stars. Mirrored inlay motif between windows matching forearm. Inlayed French star deco rings at all positions. Amboyna burlwood butt cap. Black textured leather wrap. 164 inlays total. Matching burl/ebony/ Elforyn joint caps w/ engraving. Two 13mm shafts, non ivory ferrules 4.0 oz. each. Cue weighs 19.4 oz with butt at 15.4 oz. Price: ask. Layaway okay. No trades. No waiting. This is a very recent and significant cue from a recognized master of the craft--Bob Manzino is a two time ICCS award winner.
Tad 1. Very rare (wood is 50 years old per Fred Kohara) Goncalo Alves "Tigerwood" Tad merry widow with white juma joint and big pin. Delrin buttcap with signature compound veneer deco ring Two matched superb shafts (3.81 and 3.83 oz.), 13mm with Tad tips. Cue weighs 19.00/ 19.02 oz., with 19-1/2" forward balance. Linen wrap. $2,600.00 cash price. Extremely outstanding and magnificent aged exotic wood. This will be a great cue for someone! Cue made August 2017.
Tad 2. Completely refurbished by Ariel Carmeli. Tad classic Birdsdeye maple cue with 2 new superb maple shafts 13mm (4.00 and 4.12 oz made by Ariel) and new correct white with light green speck linen wrap. 5/16-18 piloted steel joint. Has new Tad Delrin joint protector set. Weighs 19.44 and 19.56 oz. with a 19-1/4" balance point. $1,950.00.
Tad 3. Unplayed new 2016 Tad USA Award Cue. Hoppe style 4 point ebony into super highly figured birdseye maple with "flame" veneers of black, purple, red and yellow. Steel joint 5/16-18. Two superb matched maple shafts, 3.98 and 4.00 oz. Linen wrap. Joint protector set as shown. Weighs 19.32 and 19.34 oz., with ideal 19-1/4" balance point. NO LONGER AVAILABLE AS AN ORDERED CUE FROM TAD CUSTOM CUES. MSRP is $4,100.00. $3,750.00 cash price. The most correct and outstanding example of this cue model I have seen to date. Collectible player.
Tad 4. Brand new unchalked 2017 super fancy 24 point Tad cue. Juma joint with big pin. Mother of pearl inlays. Super deluxe compound inlayed deco rings. 2 shafts, 4.20 and 3.82 oz. Linen wrap. Joint protector set as shown. Cue weighs 19.37/ 18.98 oz., with 19-1/2 or 19" balance points. Very few high end Tad cues coming out of the shop and about 2 year wait on an order. No ivory. Price: Ask
Tad 5. New old stock out of a collection. Unchalked 16 Floating Points Tad Kohara beautiful figured birdseye maple cue. No ivory--can ship outside USA. Big pin. Shafts 4.15/ 4.08 oz. 15.95 oz butt. Forward 20" balance. This RARE model discontinued in 2003 per Fred Kohara. Tad was still hands on at this time! Special made per customer request at 59-1/2" in length. Price: Ask.