Elm Burl Chess Board

Lot #93. Elm Burl and Ebony Chess Board

Elm Burl and Ebony Chess Board

An Elm Burl and Ebony Chess Board measuring 20″ square with an Elm Burl frame and 2-0” Maple and Ebony squares. The chessboard is 1/2″ thick with a rubbed luster finish. It is designed for chessmen with base diameters between 1-3/8″ and 1-1/2″, such a Library-size Jaques and other similarly sized chessmen. These chessboards are very eye-appealing and represent an exceptional value for the money.  This striking veneer chessboard was manufactured in Spain by Rechapados Ferrer in 2001.

Rechapados Ferrer was founded in the late 50´s in La Garriga, a town that is located 50 Km. from Barcelona. The company was founded by Juan Ferrer and his wife, Teresa Mercader, parents of the current manager, Joan Ferrer Mercader. At first, the activity of the company was focused exclusively on the wood veneer service. In the mid-60´s the company began to manufacture the first chess boards and has grown into one of the World’s premiere manufacturers of elegany, affordable chessboards..

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