Jaques Staunton 4.5 Inch Chess Set, 1930s
A Weighted Jaques Staunton Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set, 1930s
both kings stamped JAQUES LONDON in red along the rim, the chessmen with light pea-green baizes to the underside, in a mahogany and brass-mounted box with a central divide to the interior and green label: J. Jaques & Son Ltd, London, England and Howard Staunton’s facsimile signature.
King: 11.1cm high
Pawn: 6.1cm high
Box: 23.5cm wide, 17.6cm deep, 10.9cm high
Stock Reference: MJ 2021
Reference: See Sir Alan Fersht: Jaques & British Chess Company Chess Sets, Kaissa Publications, figure 8, page 27 for an identical label dated to 1927, from a set used in the London Chess Congress.
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Good. A nice weighted example.Two chips to pawn collars professional repaired. Hairline crack to black knight and black pawn professionally repaired. Original felts: Weights slightly protruding in places. Box good. Minor hairline cracks and the usual minor scuffs and minor dents. Green label immaculate. No key.
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A Note From Luke
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.
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