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Jaques Staunton Boxwood Chess Set, 1870-75

  • Jaques Staunton Boxwood Chess Set, 1870-75
  • Jaques Staunton Boxwood Chess Set, 1870-75
  • Jaques Staunton Boxwood Chess Set, 1870-75
  • Jaques Staunton Boxwood Chess Set, 1870-75

A Jaques Staunton Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set, circa 1870-1875

the white king stamped JAQUES LONDON (in black) along the rim of the base, in a mahogany box (lined with red felt) with a sliding lid, and green label: THE STAUNTON CHESS-MEN...Howard Staunton's facsimile signature...JAQUES & SON, LONDON

King: 8.7cm high (just under 3 1/2 inches) 

Pawn: 4.5cm high

Box: 16.5cm long

Stock Reference: AS 1849

Reference: Sir Alan Fersht, Jaques and British Chess Company Chess Sets, Second Revised Edition, 2010. The knights show similarity to the 1870-75 knights on page 16, and the green label matches the green label dated to 1870-1885/90 on page 9.

Condition

Boxwood Side:

King with very slight lean, small wood flaw to a knight, slight surface dirt. Green baizes good.

Ebony Side:

Small chip to rim of rook base, small chip to king cross, otherwise 'Very Good'. Green baizes, good.

Box:

Good. A few scuffs and scratches to the Green Label. Velvet interior good, with slight fraying to the edges. Small old repair to corner of sliding lid.

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