Jaques B.C.D. Portable Board Games Set
A Scarce Jaques B. C. D. (Backgammon, Chess Draughts) 'Portable Board' Travelling or Campaign Games Set
the khaki canvas cylinder incorporating two cylindrical 'shakers' in red leather, sliding out to reveal a rolled leather chess board with black and red squares in gilt, and a red leather and gilt cylinder including a set of boxwood and ebony gaming counters for chess and backgammon and two dice, stamped: "PORTABLE B. C. D. BOARD...JAQUES PATENTEE LONDON"
Stock Reference: MJ 1891
Scarce. The B. C. D. portable board was first patented by Jaques in 1858, and manufactured up until the outbreak of the Second World War.
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