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Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue

Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue Logo
This version differs from the standard Meucci 21-6 pool cue in that the logo is in a different spot. See below for detail.
  • Cue Name: 21st Century 6 Early Run
  • Long Name: 21st Century Cue #6 Early Run
  • Cue Full Name: Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue
  • Cue Short Name: 21-6 Early Run
  • Cue Short Description: Meucci 21st Century Series #6 Early Run Model 21-6 Pool Cue
  • Meucci SKU: ME2101
  • Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue MSRP Range: $999 - $1100 (over time)
  • Manufacturer or Brand Owner: Meucci
  • Brand Name: Meucci, aka Meucci Originals
  • Product Line Name: Meucci 21st Century, aka 21st Century Series
  • Product Line Full Name: Meucci 21st Century Series Cues by Meucci Cues
  • Common Abbreviation: Meucci "21" Line
  • Production Date(s): The Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue was produced from around 2008-05-01 to 2008-12-31.

Detailed close-up photo of the Meucci 21-6 Early Run from the 21st Century line of pool cues.

This Meucci cue stick is the *Meucci 21-6 Early Run* pool cue. The Meucci 21-6 Early Run model pool cue is part of the Meucci 21st Century Series line of pool cues. It was the first bunch of Meucci 21-6 pool cues that went out with the Meucci logo on the butt sleeve instead of on the white butt cap. Meucci later changed the 21-6 to have the logo engraved on the butt cap instead.The Meucci 21st century #6 early run pool cue, part of the Meucci 21st Century Series line of pool cues.A photo of the *Meucci 21-6 early run* pool cue from the Billiard Warehouse. The Meucci 21st Century Model 6 early run pool cue is part of the Meucci 21st Century Series line of pool cues.A picture of the Meucci 21-6 early run pool cue from the cuestore.ca. The Meucci 21st Century #6 early run is part of the Meucci 21st Century Series.

More Pictures of Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue

Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue Pictures

First run Meucci 21-6 Pool Cue product images.

Picture of a Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue

This Meucci cue stick is the Meucci 21-6 Early Run pool cue. The Meucci 21-6 Early Run model pool cue is part of the Meucci 21st Century Series line of pool cues. It was the first bunch of Meucci 21-6 pool cues that went out with the Meucci logo on the butt sleeve instead of on the white butt cap. Meucci later changed the 21-6 to have the logo engraved on the butt cap instead.

Meucci 21-6 Logo Placement Variations

Diagram showing the logo placement variations in the Meucci 21-6 pool cue. The Meucci cue stick on the left is the Meucci 21-6 Early Run pool cue. The Meucci 21-6 Early Run model pool cue is part of the Meucci 21st Century Series line of pool cues. Early on, Meucci decided to move the logo from it's location on the brown cocobolo wood, down to the white butt-plate ring.

Close-up of the Butt from the Meucci 21-6 early run Pool Cue

This is a close-up of each side of the butt sleeve of the Meucci 21-6 early run pool cue. The Meucci 21-6 early run model pool cue is part of the Meucci 21st Century Series line of pool cues.

Large Photo of a Meucci 21st Century-6 early run Pool Cue

The Meucci 21st century #6 early run pool cue, part of the Meucci 21st Century Series line of pool cues.

Meucci 21st Century-6 early run Butt and Forearm

The Meucci 21st Century Model 6 early run pool cue butt and forearm. The Meucci 21-6 early run model pool cue is part of the Meucci 21st Century Series line of pool cues.

A Billiard Warehouse Photo of the Meucci 21-6 early run

A photo of the Meucci 21-6 early run pool cue from the Billiard Warehouse. The Meucci 21st Century Model 6 early run pool cue is part of the Meucci 21st Century Series line of pool cues.

Meucci 21st Century 06 early run Pool Cue

A picture of the Meucci 21-6 early run pool cue from the cuestore.ca. The Meucci 21st Century #6 early run is part of the Meucci 21st Century Series.


Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue Info

Info on the Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue

Main difference from the standard Meucci 21st Century pool cue: The logo style and location.

Initially (as seen in this early run, first-run version) the Meucci logo on the 21-6 pool cue was a water slide decal logo located up on the dark brown cocobolo wood of the butt sleeve as seen in the photos of this cue. Meucci didn't like how this placement of the logo made the cue look cloudy. Because of this, they changed from this placement and type of logo to the one used on the current Meucci 21-6 cues (the condensed, engraved Meucci logo).

This first version of the Meucci 21-6 pool cue was only made for a short time before they changed the logo location and type. (The production dates above are just an approximation).

This has all been confirmed by Julia at Budget Billiards:

Yes, the logo version and position changed over time. Initially Meucci was using a decal... It now is engraved in the white butt plate area.

Meucci initially used water slide decals [on the butt-sleeve on earliest Meucci 21-6 cues that] were shipped to the customers. This is a logo under the lacquer. They discontinued it's use because it made the area look cloudy.

The decal logo is the same that is used on The Pro, UW shafts... It is a water slide decal.

Thanks,
Julia

It is unknown how many of these early, initial 21-6 design cues were produced by Meucci, and exactly how many were shipped (though we DO know that some did ship, as confirmed by Greg at Billiard Warehouse when asked about the photo on their website having this early version of the logo placement:

The picture [of the Meucci 21-6 pool cue] on our site is [of] the first one we ever received from Meucci;

However, we can see from auctions, classifieds, and general activity on the forums, that there are very few out there in the style of this early-run of the 21-6 pool cues. We have yet to see one in the wild, other than those photographed by Meucci.

Meucci 21-6 Logo Variations

Info on the Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue from Mueller's

The innovative design in the cocobolo forearm and bottom of this cue will surely draw attention. There are three white points passing under the band, and three unique diamond shapes passing over the same band in between. The three white points are then set off with a beautiful scrimshaw design. In the center of the band, in between the unique triangles, there are three smaller green mother-of-pearl diamonds surrounded by aluminum. The white Irish linen wrap compliments the white and green inlays in this cue. There is a protective polyurethane finish over the wrap.

Info on the Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue from Meucci

The New Meucci 21st Century Cue #6 is a trophy to the innovation of Bob Meucci.

This new Meucci Cue forearm consists of cocobolo with a multiple material band around the middle made of white plastic with twenty-four green veneer 1/16th x 1/16th squares top and bottom, and set in a white background surrounded by four aluminum rings.

Three white points pass under the band, and three unique diamond shapes pass over the same band in between. The three white points are then set off with a beautiful scrimshaw design. In the center of the band, in between the unique triangles, there are three smaller green pearl diamonds surrounded by aluminum. All of this is set off with 24 green veneer inlays at the joint surrounded by ivory, black, and aluminum rings.

The wrap is a Urethane Coated Cream Irish Linen. It comes with the Everlock adjustable weight bolt system.

Info on the Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue from PoolDawg

You might call the Meucci 2106 pool stick the "Rolls Royce" of Meucci cues. You'll exude style and class when you step up to the table with this masterpiece. Starting with its outward design, the forearm and sleeve are crafted in beautiful cocobolo wood that is decorated with white points, marbled green and silver veneer diamonds and delicate black scrimshaw designs. The lacquered solid white Irish linen wrap complements the designs and provides a comfortable grip for this cue's soft hit.

Speaking of performance, this cue was built with one priority - to allow for more power with less effort. The Black Dot Bullseye shaft is the most consistent, hi-tech, peak performing shaft to provide less cue ball deflection and more consistent shots. In addition, the unique joint and ferrule design allow for maximum performance with minimum effort, and the splice design increases amplification of stroke while diminishing warpage. Meucci hit a home run with this cue.

Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue Specs
Bumper:Black rubber bumper. Push-in style.
Butt Plate:Cream/white-colored composite material. This early version of the Meucci 21-6 does NOT have the engraved Meucci logo on the butt plate. It is a plain white composite material.
Butt Sleeve:Cocobolo wood with white green and silver veneer diamonds. (This early version of the 21-6 cue has the black Meucci logo (water decal) on the butt sleeve. The newer version has it on the white butt plate)
Cue Length:58 inches
Engraving:18 Characters on 2 Lines in Buttsleeve, in either block or script lettering is available as a custom option.
Ferrule:1" Polycarbonate Ferrule
Forearm:Cocobolo wood with white green and silver veneer diamonds and 3 white points with black scrimshaw design.
Joint Collar:Cream/white composite.
Joint Pin Size:5/16x18. 3/8x10 joint pins are also available as a custom option.
Joint Type:Flat-faced, "wood to wood" joint.
Logo Location:This first version of the Meucci 21-6 pool cue has the logo up on the dark brown cocobolo wood butt sleeve (instead of engraved into the white buttplate as is done on later generations of the 21-6 cue) On this early version, the logo is located at the bottom of the cocobolo (the dark wood) between the bottom point and the butt cap ring e.g. same as the ones seen in the photos on Budget Billiards, Billiard Warehouse, and others. These are water slide decal logos under the urethane coating. Meucci didn't like the look of this logo placement against the dark wood and in such a tight spot so they now engrave the logo in the white butt-plate. This information was confirmed by Budget Billiards on 2017-05-24 (See notes above).
Manufacturer's Warranty:1 year against manufacturing defects and material flaws.
Number of Points:3 point cue (and a one-off Meucci 21-6 exists with 6 points)
Piloted Joint:No
Production Method:Mass Production Cue.
Quantity Produced:Very few relative to the total of all Meucci 21-6 cues produced because Meucci changed away from this design and started making them with the logo engraved on the white butt plate at the very bottom of the cue. Exact numbers are not known.
Rings:Synthetic Ivory-colored link rings.
Shaft:29" Meucci Black Dot shaft (low deflection) at a standard 12.75mm. Upon request, 12mm-14mm is available. Hard Rock Maple shaft with a 14"-16" pro taper and brass insert.
Standard Finish:Five-proof urethane coating, including the wrap.
Tip Size:12.75mm
Weight Options:18oz to 21oz, in 0.5oz increments. Weight is changable/adjustable as it comes with the Meucci Everlock adjustable weight bolt system.
Where Manufactured:Meucci Cues Factory in Byhalia, MS (United States)
Wrap:White Irish Linen, urethane coated/lacquered. Custom options available.

Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue Value

Use this data below as a general guide to value and find out how much a Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue is worth. All priced in USD.

Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue MSRP

Listings showing Meucci's MSRP for the Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue over time.

DateMSRP ValueSource
2008-05-10$999.00Meucci Cues
2011-07-14$1,070.00Meucci Cues
2014-10-10$1,100.00Budget Billiards
2015-02-06$1,100.00Meucci Cues
2017-05-31$1,100.00Meucci Cues

Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue Retail Prices

Listings showing what the Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue was worth when it was new.

DateRetail PriceSourceLocationAd TitlePhotos
2008-05-05$799.20Budget BilliardsByhalia, MS USAMeucci Pool Cue 21st Century Cue #6
2011-07-14$856.00Budget BilliardsByhalia, MS USAMeucci Pool Cue 21st Century Cue #6
2014-10-10$935.00Budget BilliardsByhalia, MS USAMeucci Pool Cue 21st Century Cue #6
2017-05-31$935.00Budget BilliardsByhalia, MS USAMeucci Pool Cue 21st Century Cue #6

Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue Identifiers

Officially, the Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue model number is ME2101, but it may be seen in the wild listed as any one of the following model numbers or model names:

  • 21-C 6 Early Run
  • 21C6 Early Run
  • 21-C6 Early Run
  • Meucci 21-C 6 Early Run
  • Meucci 21C6 Early Run
  • Meucci 21-C6 Early Run
  • 21-06 First Run
  • 21-6 First Run
  • 2106 First Run
  • ME21-06 First Run
  • ME21-6 First Run
  • ME2106 First Run
  • MEU21-06 First Run
  • MEU21-6 First Run
  • MEU2106 First Run
  • Meucci 21-06 First Run
  • Meucci 21-06 Pool Cue First Run
  • Meucci 21-6 First Run
  • Meucci 21-6 Pool Cue First Run
  • Meucci 2106 First Run
  • Meucci 2106 Pool Cue First Run
  • Meucci 2106-CCX First Run
  • Meucci 21st Century 06 Pool Cue First Run
  • Meucci 21st Century 21-6 Pool Cue First Run
  • Meucci 21st Century 2106 Pool Cue First Run
  • Meucci 21st Century 6 Pool Cue First Run
  • Meucci 21st Century Cue #6 First Run
  • Meucci 21st Century Cue 21-06 First Run
  • Meucci 21st Century Cue 21-6 First Run
  • Meucci 21st Century Cue 2106 First Run
  • Meucci 21st Century Cue 6 First Run
  • Meucci 21st Century Series, Cue #6 First Run
  • Meucci 21st Century Series, Cue 6 First Run
  • Meucci Century-06 First Run
  • Meucci Century-21-6 First Run
  • Meucci Century-2106 First Run
  • Meucci Century-6 First Run
  • Meucci-21st Century-6 First Run
  • Meucci-21st-Century-6 First Run
  • Meucci21-06 First Run
  • Meucci21-6 First Run
  • Meucci2106 First Run
  • Title: Meucci 21-6 Early Run Pool Cue
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 5/29/2017 3:47:44 PM
  • Last Updated: 5/29/2017 3:50:00 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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