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Luke Honey | Decorative Antiques, Chess, Backgammon & Games

good-staunton-weighted-chess-set-circa-1900

July 04, 2024

Boxwood Side:

Minor chip to tip of queen, chip to base of pawn, nice waxy patination, some surface dirt, green baizes good.

Ebony Side:

Hairline crack/near repair to black bishop knop, near repair to black bishop finial, very minor loss to tips of black queen crown, two black pawns possible replacements (with very slightly wider bases), green baizes good.

Box:

Traces of glue on the green baize (remains of a former paper label), otherwise good.