Luke Honey | Decorative Antiques, Chess, Backgammon & Games

Good German Export “Library” Chess Board

A Good German Export “Library” Chess Board, Mid 20th Century

alternate squares in mahogany and satin-birch, with a beechwood border, attractive light golden colour, stamped FOREIGN on the reverse 

Width: 41cm

Chess squares: 4.9cm wide

Stock Reference: LH 1383


Generally “Very Good” to “Excellent”. The board lies nice and flat on the table. One or two minor dents and surface scuffs.

A Note From Luke

Nice vintage ‘blondewood’ board of superior quality. The wood is an attractive light gold colour. The chess squares are just under 5cm wide. Recommended.

How We Ship

Within the Mainland UK: Free of Charge

Shipping by courier to Mainland UK destinations is free, and included within the price, so please feel free to push the "buy it now" button.

International Shipping

If you live outside the UK, please contact me to arrange payment, and I can give you a competitive shipping quote to your destination.

All items are sent fully insured. Please be aware that there may be customs duties to pay if you live outside the European Union.


Under the distance selling regulations you have a right to return your order for any item purchased on a fixed priced sale for a full refund within fourteen days after receipt. However, you must take reasonable care of the item/s. You will be responsible for the shipping costs both to and from your address. Thank you.

All prices are inclusive of packing and delivery charges to Mainland UK destinations. Please allow approximately 7-10 working days for delivery.

For shipping to destinations outside the UK, please ask us for an individual shipping quote.

We aim to ship at competitive prices. Our shipper offers a 15% discount on their standard shipping prices on any item bought through this website. All items are shipped fully insured. You may find our Frequently Asked Questions page helpful.