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Jaques Staunton Chess Set, circa 1915

  • Jaques Staunton Chess Set, circa 1915
  • Jaques Staunton Chess Set, circa 1915

A Staunton boxwood and ebony weighted chess set by J. Jaques & Son Ltd, London, circa 1915

both kings stamped JAQUES LONDON in red along the rim of the base, in a mahogany box with hinged lid and divided compartments lined in plum velveteen with the green paper label: The Staunton Chessmen...J. Jaques & Son, Ltd, London, England (owner’s inscription in light blue ink)

King: 3½ inches (9cm) high

Pawn: 2 inches (5cm) high

Stock Reference: RL 1452

Reference: Sir Alan Fersht: “Jaques and British Chess Company Chess Sets", Kaissa Publications, 2010, page 10


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