Manhattan Rubber Bowling Ball History
With normal wear scuffs and scratches.
Manhattan rubber bowling ball history. The lanes will have to be dry for you to have success but you can score with the ball if you have some hand in the ball. These balls were made from the 1950 s to 1960 s. Manhatten rubber ball manhatten rubber is the name of the company not the compostion of the ball.
Rubber balls were used predominantly leading into the 1970 s. Manhattan rubber made some of the better rubber balls back in the day. If you happen to bowl on wood lanes you may like this thing.
Polyester plastic balls were introduced in 1959 and despite developing less hook generating lane friction than rubber balls by the 1970s plastic dominated over rubber balls which then became obsolete with the early 1980s development of polyurethane urethane balls. Manhattan rubber brand black bowling ball vintage. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands.
So ask any questions prior to bidding sold as is. I rolled some really good games with a rubber dick weber powerball in recent years. 15 lbs see photos for exact condition.
August 25 2009 10 23 06 am when one of my old drillers was drilling one i thought something in the centres kitchen was on fire unholy stink. I had one in the mid 1980 s and it was a urethane ball it was a good ball. There have been different compositions as well as types of bowling balls throughout those years.
It plays nicely on short oil dry backends. Historically bowling balls were made from very hard wood lignum vitae. Soft roll by phipps duckpin balls 5 3lbs 9oz and 3lbs 11 oz weighted.