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Brunswick's orginal catalog image of the Medalist pool table
From Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co. Catalogue
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The cushion rails of the Medalist table are made up of a 3 ply body, consisting of three layers of woods of alternating grain glued together to insure the rails against climatic changes. The center layer of these plies is hard maple. This is the layer through which the cushion bolts are placed, and maple is used because it holds the bolts firmly in place. The top of the rails is covered with a rail cap of compound construction faced with solid rosewood. The rails are securely fastened to the table by invisible cushion bolts. These bolts are covered by blind cushion rail facing which is built up of 5 ply compound construction and faced with a high grade Butt Walnut veneer with fancy inlay.

The Medalist table can he furnished with any style Monarch perfect angle cushion.

Modification of the Jumbo type. Built with heavy 5 ply compound sides on which is superimposed top molding of 6 x 3 3/8-in. specially selected and scientifically kiln-dried lumber, tongued, grooved, and glued. Legs are double-strength glued and veneered stock. Rigidity is secured by fastening the solidly constructed sides into the legs with maple dowels and bolts of heavy metal, and still further rigidity is assured by means of cross stretchers extending from side to side and end to end of table. The wood surface of the Medalist is of handsomely figured butt walnut with fancy inlay, and hand rubbed to a dull finish.

Consists three pieces of the best quality slate, regulation size 1 inch thick, with all joints secured by brass dowels and sockets. It has no screw holes on the playing surface. If desired, 1½ inch slate can be furnished.

The pocket irons are our No 6 style, which are countersunk in the ends of the cushion rails by means of brass sockets.

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