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"International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame" - 14 Total Result(s)
ALL SHAPES AND SIZES
Looking at this display of early bowling pins from the Lin Kessler collection, it is tough to imagine how we got to the well-known shape of today’s modern pins. These pins were likely used in many typ ...
Bowling technology may be more advanced than ever, but there are still plenty of opportunities to try out older equipment. The novelty of bowling on non-automated lanes is a draw for some bowling fana ...
The American Blind Bowling Association (ABBA) was founded in the 1940s to both encourage participation in bowling among legally blind individuals and to govern blind bowling. ABBA’s publication, The B ...
CHEESE & SKITTLES
For half a century, Lin Kessler traveled across Europe amassing a collection of antique bowling pins and balls. He encountered pieces from a variety of bowling games, the details of which are often my ...
DETAILS OF ANTIQUITY
The composition, size and weight of today’s bowling pins are decided and regulated by bowling’s governing bodies. Pins of the past, however, came in variable shapes and sizes and sported detailed craf ...
Passions often pervade one’s home, as can be seen with these fanatic furnishings. Whether it is a lamp, an ashtray or a clock, bowling tchotchkes prove a perfect accent to an enthusiast’s home.
When you think of American bowling, you probably think of bowling shirts, bowling shoes, colorful alleys and the beer leagues. But internationally, bowling has tchotchkes and idiosyncrasies for every ...
Lin Kessler, a native of Dijon, France, spent more than 50 years collecting early bowling equipment. Some of the earliest, most rudimentary bowling pins are little more than driftwood. Others are more ...
PINK PWBA BALL
The Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA) was formed in 1960 to manage tournaments for the best female tenpin bowlers. The organization was dissolved in 2003, but began anew under the United ...
The giant collection of early bowling items Lin Kessler donated to the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame is comprised of over 100 balls and pins of different shapes, sizes, colors and orig ...