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Staunton Weighted Chess Set, circa 1900

  • Staunton Weighted Chess Set, circa 1900
  • Staunton Weighted Chess Set, circa 1900
  • Staunton Weighted Chess Set, circa 1900
  • Staunton Weighted Chess Set, circa 1900

A Good Weighted 'Staunton Pattern' Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set, circa 1900

the chessmen with green baizes to the undersides, in a wooden box with a green baize lining.

King: 8.7cm high, base width 4.2cm

Pawn: 4.6cm high, base width 2.9cm 

Box: 19.7cm x 13.3cm x 9.5cm 

Stock Reference: AS 2055

Condition

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.

 

A Note From Luke

Nice weighted Staunton set in the Jaques manner. By an unknown maker, circa 1900.

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