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Jaques Staunton Boxwood Chess Set, circa 1885

  • Jaques Staunton Boxwood Chess Set, circa 1885

A Staunton Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set by Jaques & Son, London, circa 1885

the boxwood king stamped JAQUES LONDON (in black) along the rim, in a wooden box with a sliding lid and green label: THE STAUNTON CHESS-MEN...Two Prize Medals Awarded, 1862 (Howard Staunton’s facsimile signature)...JAQUES & SON, LONDON

King: 7.6cm high (3 inches)

Pawn: 3.9cm high

Box: 15cm long

Reference: Sir Alan Fersht: Jaques & British Chess Company Chess Sets, Kaissa Publications, 2010, page 9 for a similar green label

Stock Reference: MJ 1760


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