The Albany Billiard Ball Company was established in Albany, N.Y., in 1868, to capitalize on John Wesley Hyatt’s discovery of celluloid. It was renamed the Albany-Hyatt Billiard Ball Company in 1977, and later Albany International. This latter firm gave this wooden tray for billiard balls to the Museum. The inscription on one side reads "double stripe."

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1997.0071.11Catalog Number: 1997.0071.11Accession Number: 1997.0071

Object Name: wood trayWooden Tray

Measurements: overall: 2 13/16 in x 10 in x 10 1/16 in; 7.14375 cm x 25.4 cm x 25.57145 cm


Record Id: nmah_1842466

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