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09-30-2017, 11:11 AM
Is a Brunswick bar box valuable? It looks similar to the standard valley with Brunswick badges and a 35cent coin slot.

09-30-2017, 11:14 AM
I’ve never seen one. How about a pic.

09-30-2017, 01:31 PM
Not worth more than any other Valley Table.
Might be worth less if any special parts are needed for repair.
We don't talk about those Brunswick years or models.....too painful.

Check the Valley Site.

Here's a coin-op viewpoint of Brunswick buying Valley in 2003.

Valley Brochure Page

See bottom of brochure.......
Valley-Dynamo a Division of Brunswick Billiards.

Are you talking about the 2006 "Metro"?

Island Drive
09-30-2017, 01:40 PM
7 footer or an 8?

09-30-2017, 02:52 PM
I'm guessing it's from the 80's?????

09-30-2017, 03:04 PM
I'm guessing it's from the 80's?????

That would be the Brunswick Gold Crown 2000, available in 7 or 8ft. It was Brunswick's first and only attempt at using the same size cue ball as the object balls, had a blue dot on the cue ball that the optical sensors could detect, then a foot would kick the cue ball off track and return it, they all failed within the first 6 months, and Brunswick dropped the table. Only cue ball that'll work on the table now is the oversized cue ball. The legs were flawed in their design as well, pot metal aluminum don't do well with stress from fliping the table into a dolly, ends up breaking the aluminum mounting ears off the legs, and the double threaded fitting used to adjust the leg levelers seized up on almost all of the feet. This model was Brunswick's third attempt at breaking into the commercial coin op market, which failed. Their last attempt was at buying the Dynamo/Valley corporation, in which Brunswick later dumped as well, then finally gave up.