John Parris

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For the Barbadian footballer, see John Parris (footballer).
Parris snooker cues

John Parris (born 1952), of Forest Hill, London, England, is one of the most renowned manufacturers of handmade snooker cues in the world.[1]

A large number of professional players use John Parris' cues, including Ronnie O'Sullivan,[2] Steve Davis,[3] Tony Drago,[4] Terry Griffiths,[5] Dominic Dale,[6] and Stephen Maguire.[7]

His distinctive cue designs are regularly copied by other cue makers, often including counterfeited name badges.

Currently, Parris manufactures 19 different generic models, priced around £300—700. On occasion, John Parris has also made special order pool cues, for example for Tony Drago.

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  1. ^ Stein, Victor; Rubino, Paul (2008). The Billiard Encyclopedia (3rd ed.). New York City, NY, US: Balkline Press. p. 108. ISBN 978-0-615-17092-3. John Parris is one of the leading custom cue makers in England. His hand-made snooker cues are used by top players around the world. 
  2. ^ BBC - Lancashire - Sexpot Ronnie O'Sullivan On the Spot
  3. ^ Steve Davis
  4. ^ 2007 Mosconi Cup. The Official Site Of The 2007 Mosconi Cup
  5. ^ Parris Cues
  6. ^ Cues n Views - Offline
  7. ^ Parris Cues

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