Lot #194. Reproduction British Chess Company Improved Staunton, Ivory and Pink Pearl

$595.00

Description

Ivory and Pink Pearl British Chess Company Staunton Chessmen.

A set of reproduction British Chess Company Improved Staunton Chessmen, heavily weighted, with green baize base pads. The chess pieces are finished in a spectacular Pink and Ivory Pearl lacquered Boxwood. The King stands 4-1/2″ tall with a 1-7/8″ diameter base. These chessmen are an exact reproduction of the Improved Staunton Chessmen offered by The British Chess Company is the early 1890s. The redesign was executed by Frank Camaratta. This is one of only two chess sets produced in this finish. The chessmen are new and are housed in a gorgeous one-of-a-kind Italian-made blue burl veneered box made expressly for these chessmen with an authentic reproduction British Chess Company label. The Ebony and Popcorn Curly Maple Signature Chessboard with the solid Ebony frame and Tiger Curly Maple inlays is not included with these chessmen, but is available elsewhere on this site. To see our extensive collection of new and antique chessboards, please click here. For some background on the British Chess Company click here.

The House of Staunton name is now recognized World-Wide as synonymous for quality and exquisite design – the chessmen for those with exquisite taste. The perfect gift for the man or woman who has everything. They are so well respected that they even made the comics!

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Additional information

Weight10 lbs
Dimensions14 × 14 × 14 in

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