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Specimen Wood Chess Board, circa 1900

An Attractive English “Specimen Wood” Chess Board, circa 1900

the chess squares veneered in a variety of different woods, including ash, rosewood, coromandel and mahogany, within a wooden border, again made up of four different woods

Dimensions: 41cm x 41cm 

Chess Squares: 4.5cm wide

Stock Reference: MJ 1613




“Very Good”. The board lies flat on the table.

A Note From Luke

Unusual English chess board veneered with a variety of attractive wood specimen squares. Each chess square is 4.6cm wide.

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