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Old Pool Cue with Professional in Window in Butt

Old Pool Cue with Professional in Window in Butt

I picked up this old pool cue and it says the word professional underneath a clear band in the butt.

Could you please help me identify the cue, and maybe even tell me what the value of the pool cue might be?


And here is a little better photo of the pool cue.


Old Pool Cue with Professional in Window in Butt

Replies & Comments

  1. user1544033770Chopdoc on 12/5/2018 3:16:07 PM

    We had one or two of these here in the last few months I think.

    Pretty sure it's an Asian cue.

    Maybe see if we can find the old posts for more info if there was any....

  2. user1544033770user1544033770 on 12/5/2018 3:24:50 PM

    Thank you for your comments and for taking a look at the pool cue.

    You may be right, but because of the inlaid dots and points the cue has in the forearm, I thought could it be an Abe Rich cue or possibly a Frank Paradise pool cue?

  3. user1544033770Chopdoc on 12/5/2018 8:31:44 PM

    It is definitely not Rich Cue or a Paradise cue.

    I am pretty confident we have seen a couple of these in the last year.

    They are inexpensive Asian pool cues.

    The materials, methods, fit, and finish of something like a Rich cue or Paradise cue are way beyond something like this.

    It is a cool cue though.

  4. user1544033770billiardsforum on 12/6/2018 3:30:12 AM

    There have been a lot of cues posted here which are similar to this one, but without the window, if I remember correctly.

  5. user1544033770Chopdoc on 12/6/2018 6:46:42 AM

    I mean with that window, and with the word "Professional" in the window. I could be mistaken in having seen them here but I have seen two cues with the "Professional" window in the past year for sure. I felt confident that they were posted here, but I could be wrong.

    I know for certain at least one of them was on eBay because I almost bought it out of curiosity, but it went over $35 and I just didn't think it was worth it.

  6. user1544033770billiardsforum on 12/15/2018 7:53:04 AM

    OK - your memory is clearly very good. You are correct, there WAS another one posted here. I usually have great recall as I review every single post here, but somehow this one slipped my mind.

  7. user1544033770Chopdoc on 12/19/2018 11:21:12 AM

    Great! Thanks for finding it!

    You do have good recall, but none of us is perfect, so we work together. YAY!

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Old Pool Cue with Professional in Window in Butt

  • Title: Old Pool Cue with Professional in Window in Butt
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  • Published: 12/5/2018 10:16:11 AM
  • Last Updated: 12/15/2018 7:57:39 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)