They are just for looks. Plain, white pins, look funny without them. The stripes are applied to the neck of the pin so that it stands out in distinction. AMF uses stripes as well as Brunswick, though once upon time, Brunswick used a red crown.
verified with The United State Bowling Congress (USBC) Quality Control Al Vanderneck
There are ten pins in ten pin bowling as that is the nature of that sport. In 5 pin bowling, there are 5 pins.
Their sole purpose, according to Al Vanderneck, of the American Bowling Congress, is to look pretty. Part of Vanderneck's job is to check the specifications of bowling equipment and he reports that without the stripes, the pins "just look funny." The area where the stripes are placed is known as the "neck," and evidently a naked neck on a bowling pin stands out as much as a tie-less neck on a tuxedo wearer.
there are 3 each on the 2 bowling pins on the top of the house
Bowling pins last 12 to 24 months.
The bowling ball transfers its kinetic energy (energy of movement) to the stationary bowling pins.
The objective of Bowling is to knock down and many pins as possible.
ten pins on a Bowling lane
Bowling pins? Sewing pins? Dowel pins? Jewelry pins?
You have to knock down ten pins in two tries to get a spare.
I would take a guess that it is 10 Pins on a Bowling Alley.
Bowling, and you play it at a bowling alley