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British Chess Company Staunton Set, circa 1900

  • British Chess Company Staunton Set, circa 1900

A British Chess Company (BCC) Staunton Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set, circa 1900

the knights moulded in Xylonite, the chessmen with green baizes to the underside, in a mahogany lidded box (with remaining traces of the original white label) and metal clasp

King: 7cm high

Pawn: 3.6cm high

Box: 18cm wide, 7.3cm high, 11cm wide

Stock Reference: MJ 2004


Boxwood Side:

Excellent. Green baizes to the underside of the bases ‘excellent’.

Ebony Side:

Excellent. Green baizes excellent.


Good. The usual minor dings and minor surface scratches as appropriate for its age. Traces of the original white BBC label to the underside of the lid.

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