Jaques Staunton Chess Set, early 1900s
Jaques Staunton Weighted Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set, early 1900s
both kings stamped JAQUES LONDON in red along the base rim, in a mahogany box with divide and green label: J. JAQUES & SON, LTD, London, England (Howard Staunton's facsimile signature and Fleur de Lys border).
King: 3.5 inches (9cm) high
Pawn: 4.6cm high
Box: 20cm wide, 16cm deep, 9.2cm high.
Alan Fersht in his 'Jaques and British Chess Company Chess Sets' (2010) dates the label to the early 1900s.
Stock Reference: AS 2040
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