Welcome to bowlingaddict.nl
last update: 08-aug-2020

My bowling pin collection:

  •  211  AMF-Qubica pins
  •  146  Brunswick pins
  •  303  Other pins

Many people allready found their way to my new website! The respons I am getting is great!

600 Bowling pins in my collection in November 2019!

Recent added pages:
NEW: my sidekick collection of Number 14 Pool Balls!
127 in my collection now and 47 due soon.

Awesome pictures of many great collections of bowling pins! Go to Collections on this website.

Wanted for my collection:
USBC Open Championships pins
2013 Reno
2015 El Paso
2016 Reno
2017 Las Vegas

Enjoy my website and please come back!

Most frequent visited pages:


August 2019
I think this is awesome. Your old website is really nice too, I bet I have been on your website at least 12 times to research. I had no idea how many varieties of AMF Pins there are. Your website has helped me add at least 3 AMF Pins to my collection. By the way, your photography is excellent too.

John Hardman Lawrence (KS) USA

August 2019
The new site is looking great. I like all the collections.
Robert Dechance Visalia (CA) USA

August 2019
The page looks great Hans! A great tribute to bowling and all our collections. So very well done!
Chuck Schommer Columbia (SC) USA

August 2019
This new website is awesome Hans! The time and effort you put in this is unbelievable. I believe there is no other website in the world so complete with pictures and all!
Oscar Passenier Willemstad Curaçao

August 2019
Looks great Hans.... thanks for all the work you do!!!
Brian Bazylinski Amesbury (MA) USA

August 2019
Site looks good. I like it!
Alex Smith Winter Haven (FL) USA

  • QubicaAMF10
  • Brunswick Lanes3
  • QubicaAMF8

About me

Hans Sommer

Hans Sommer

Collector of bowling pins and No.#14 pool balls.

Since 2013: I started collecting pins in 2013 after visiting Las Vegas and play in the 1st World Senior Bowling Championship at Red Rock Lanes.

My collection: I have a 650+ collection of bowling pins made by AMF, Qubica, Brunswick and many more. All my pins are on display in my home. Since 2020 I have a 100+ collection of No.#14 pool balls. A tribute to Johan Cruijff.

My bowling: I bowled for 17 years and I have 3x300, 2x299 and 1x298 in my name. High series 780/3. My best seasons average is 208 (house leagues only).

Sir Bowmore: Untill 2004 I had a nice collection of Bowmore distillery bottlings. Sir Bowmore was my nickname. My Bowmore Pages is 18 years online and still going strong. www.sirbowmore.nl.

Various types of bowling pins