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Staunton “Tournament Chess” by Lowe, 1930’s

  • Staunton “Tournament Chess” by Lowe, 1930’s
  • Staunton “Tournament Chess” by Lowe, 1930’s

A Staunton Pattern Early Plastic “Tournament Chess Set” by Lowe, 1930’s

the celluloid chessmen in black and white, knights well modelled with collars, all with green felt bases to the undersides, white rooks stamped LOWE, in an attractive maroon leatherette case with a hinged lid blindstamped “TOURNAMENT CHESSMEN BY LOWE”, and with an embossed Staunton Knight in gilt to the lid

King: 8.4cm high

Pawn: 3.7cm high

Box: 24cm wide

Stock Reference: LH 1405


A Note From Luke

Interesting early plastic set from the 1930’s. It has intricate and detailed molding- the knight’s have an attractive studded collar, for example.

Comes in the original leatherette box, embossed with a knight’s head. 

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