Rare Coca-Cola Chess Set.
Offered here is a Rare Bell Metal Coca-Cola Chess Set, fabricated from Bell Metal Cast Iron and plastic. The chess set was introduced by the Coca-Cola Company as part of their marketing strategy showcasing their brand. The King stands 3″ tall with a 1-1/2″ diameter base. The pieces are painted white and red, with the Coca-Cola Trademark printed on each of the chessmen, The chess set includes a large wood veneer chessboard with black and white squares. The chess pieces and chessboard are in excellent condition. There is some minor wear and minor staining the on the cardboard display box, consistent with long-term shelf storage. Vintage 1988.
Bell metal or bell bronze is an alloy used for making bells and related products. It is a form of bronze with a higher tin content than most other bronzes, usually in approximately a 4:1 ratio of copper to tin (typically, 78% copper, 22% tin by mass).