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June 15, 2023

Reference: See Sir Alan Fersht: Jaques & British Chess Company Chess Sets, Kaissia Publications, figure 8 page 27 for an identical label dated to 1927, from a set used in the London Chess Congress.

Nice example of a 4.5 inch Jaques. Jaques sets are becoming increasingly hard to source.