Antique / Second-hand Games
STOP PRESS Sep 2009. Apologies but our Tables Advertising service
is suspended indefinitely for Bagatelle and Bar Billiards. We may
reinstate it in the future but this is not guaranteed. We are still willing
to take on Skittles Tables that are in good condition.
Masters Traditional Games provides a service to advertise old and antique
table and games, helping to put buyers in touch with sellers for a very
If you have an old skittles table, Bar Billiards table, snooker table
or perhaps an antique chess set that you need to get rid of, why not try
advertising it on this page. It's no sale, no fee so there's nothing to
You could try selling the item on Ebay, but the trouble is that you are
unlikely to find a good buyer when trying to sell an expensive or unusual
item over a short period. If you're not in a rush, you are more likely
to find a buyer who will pay a good price by advertising over a longer
term such as 6 months.
As many people already visit Masters Traditional Games searching for
games like Bar Billiards, Skittles and Pool tables, some will also inevitably
find second-hand or antique examples of these items attractive, too...
Summary of the Service
- Fee is 15% of sale cost + VAT or £50 + VAT, whichever is the
- No sale, no fee.
- You must provide decent pictures and a description.
- You are responsible for arranging shipping/collection with the buyer
(we might be able to assist in some cases).
- We can assist with taking payment or provide an Escrow service, if
- You send us pictures and description of your item and we post on our
website. Buyer contacts us and a price is agreed. A price for delivery
or collection arrangements are also agreed.
- If the buyer is collecting, we put buyer in touch with seller. In
this case, cash is normally paid directly to the seller, in which case
we invoice you afterwards for our commission.
- If the buyer is paying for you to deliver directly, we normally take
payment up front and then you arrange the delivery with the buyer. Once
the delivery is made we pay you the amount received minus our commission.
If the buyer refuses to accept delivery when they've seen the table
and this is not due to a misrepresentation of the goods by you, we refund
them the amount paid minus the cost of delivery.
- If the buyer is paying for a courier to deliver the item, then we
take payment up front and then you arrange to pack and send the item.
We may be able to help with a courier if required. Once delivery is
made, we pay you the amount received minus our commission and minus
courier costs incurred by us, if any.
For more information or to submit your pictures and description, please