Lot # 153. Vintage Cavalier Tournament Edition Chessmen
Vintage Cavalier Tournament Edition Chessmen.
Offered here is a set of Vintage Cavalier Tournament Edition Chessmen, Black and Ivory plastic, Product Number 1491. This is an Authentic Staunton design, heavily weighted. The chessmen are mounted atop felt base pads. The chess set has a full 4″ King with a 1.7″ diameter base. These chessmen were noted for their elegant Knight designs. The chessmen and are housed in a navy blue simulated leather paper covered divided cardboard presentation box. The chessmen and storage box are in excellent condition. These Tournament Edition sets were put into production in 1967. These chessmen were approved by The United States Chess Federation. The chessmen play best on a chessboard with 2-1/4″ squares.
The chessmen are produced by the Pacific Game Company, North Hollywood, California, 91605. The sets were produced in a Walnut and Alabaster plastic as well as a Black or Walnut and ivory colored plastic. The Cavalier sets were also produced in a small Library size with a 2-7/8″ King, 1.1″ diameter base, weighted and felted.