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A Jaques In Statu Quo (No. 3) Chess Board

An Antique Jaques 'Size No. 3' In Statu Quo Chess Set, introduced 1863,

the bovine cow-bone brass pegged pieces stained red and left natural, in an African mahogany (Khaya spp.) case (with brass locking slide to the sides), with the reserve spaces for captured pieces and bone pegged locking mechanism, stamped: JAQUES...PATENT...LONDON...IN STATU QUO...CHESS BOARD

Width: 23cm

Length: 29cm (when opened flat)

Height: 5.6cm (when closed-

Stock Reference: AS 1848

Reference: Sir Alan Fersht, Jaques and British Chess Company Chess Sets, pp. 53-56


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