Antique Jaques Folding Chessboard with Backgammon.
Offered here is an Antique Jaques Folding Chessboard with Backgammon obverse. The chessboard squares are boxwood and Rosewood veneer with a solid Mahogany frame. The interior is a Backgammon game board. Two Jaques London labels are affixed to the top surface of the chessboard. The chess board measures 21″ x 18″ open. The square size is 2-1/4″. The Backgammon points measure 6″ long by 1/2″ wide. This antique Jaques Folding chessboard is in excellent condition. The finish is generally sound and has a decent luster. The chessboard appears to have been produced around 1860. Pieces are not included. A fine collection of new and antique chessboards can be found here. An authentic set antique Jaques chessmen can be found here. For a short history of the John Jaques Company and the Staunton Chessmen, click here.