Congress Chess Timer, Jaques & Son, 1907/8
A Jaques & Son Congress Chess Timer, 1907/8
the mahogany case with twin dials, faces with Roman numerals, brass carrying handle and two push-pull brass rods or buttons, stop button slide to the front and green felt to the underside, brass plaque to the front inscribed: Jaques & Son...Regd...Congress Chess Timer...London, with a silvered plaque (blank) to the top,
28.3cm long, 18.1cm high, 9.8cm deep.
Stock Reference Number: JR 1792
Provenance: European Chess Collection
Good. The mechanism has been cleaned and re-furbished and is in a good working order.
The green baize to the underside is worn and rubbed. Silver Plaque to the top is blank- ie not inscribed. Slight browning/staining to the dials. Case “Very Good’ with a few age nicks and scuffs.
A nice clock- recommended.
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