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Antique Staunton Chess Set in the Whitty Style

  • Antique Staunton Chess Set in the Whitty Style
  • Antique Staunton Chess Set in the Whitty Style
  • Antique Staunton Chess Set in the Whitty Style
  • Antique Staunton Chess Set in the Whitty Style

A Weighted Staunton Pattern Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set in the Whitty Manner, circa 1880

the weighted chessmen with green baizes to the underside, in an antique mahogany box, fitted with green baize inside and with a hinged lid and key

King: 10cm high (4 inches)

Pawn: 5.2cm high (just over 2 inches)

Box: 20.5cm wide, 15.5cm deep, 10.3cm high

Stock Reference: AS 1909

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Nice antique mahogany box. Slight scratching to the lid surface, and a few dents and 'dings. Green baize lining good. Comes with original working key.

Boxwood Side:

Nice waxy patina. A few minor surface scratches and very minor 'dings'. Minor brown stain to edge of two crenellations on one rook. 

Ebony Side: 

Minor chip to crenellation on Queen. Hairline cracks on six pawn bases, queen, king, rook, bishop and knight. Further small chip to queen base. Baizes good.





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