Palmer custom cues was started in 1964 in Elizabeth New Jersey. Early models were not marked. Some models had the gold foil that said original by Palmer in the window. Later models had Palmer on the butt cap, and also Palmer custom cue on the butt cap.
This is an example of cue repair and cue refinishing work (not for sale) that has been done here at Proficient Billiards. Cue refinishing usually takes about 2 weeks depending on workload.