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Gibson s Pub Skittles Set



The traditional game of PUB SKITTLES sometimes known as Devil amongst the Tailors Players take it
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Gibson s Pub Skittles Set
The traditional game of PUB SKITTLES sometimes known as Devil amongst the Tailors Players take it in turn to swing the ball around the post and attempt to strike the skittles on the return The object is to knock over as many skittles as possible in three consecutive swings before the play passes to the next player A tally is kept on the special scoreboard provided and in the Pub version it is not unusual for the players to have a little wager on the outcome Table Skittles is thought to have originated in the 18th century The Dragoons quashed a riot involving some London tailors with such zeal that a comparison was drawn with the effect of the ball amongst the skittles Subsequently the game was often known as Devil amongst the Tailors Made from reforested hardwoods Tray size 600mm x 350mm Skittles height 110mm

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