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May 09, 2016

Black Side:

Crack to black king filled in, small chip to base rim of black rook and small chip, again, to centre rim, tiny chip to black pawn collar, crack to black pawn, wear and rubbing to green baizes, several re-stuck back on, one possibly replaced.

Boxwood Side:

Slight lean to white king, wear and rubbing to green baizes, one pawn with very slight lean. Either boxwood or ebony bishops replacements.


Generally good. Slight staining and minor wear to green lining inside. Green label good, slight loss to the bottom and minor staining and surface scratches. Centre roundel replaced with mother o’ pearl.

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