World’s Most Expensive Pool Cue Sold by McDermott

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (July 30, 2015) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and

worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott would like

to announce the sale of the Intimidator; the world’s most expensive pool cue.

Starting from an 82-pound piece of stainless steel, the designers spent over 1,860 hours of hand

engraving, hand etching and hand machining to create this unique 9.5-pound masterpiece. The

Intimidator is adorned with over 210 separate inlays, including 112 hand polished precious metal

inlays in the handle alone. It features four stainless steel blades and is highlighted by an Obsidian

Gemstone Sphere at the base.

The Intimidator retailed for $150,000 and was sold to an undisclosed buyer through Euro-Tech, an

authorized McDermott dealer in Poland.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of

McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big

Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Creative Director, Derek

Blaguski, at or call 1-262-251-4090. More information can be found at