Jaques Staunton Weighted Chess Set, circa 1930

S/N:AS 1842

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Jaques Staunton Weighted Chess Set, circa 1930

A Jaques Staunton Weighted Boxwood & Ebony Chess Set, Late 1920s to 1930s

both kings stamped JAQUES LONDON in red, in a hinged mahogany box with a green label: GENUINE Staunton Chessmen...Howard Staunton's facsimile signature...J. Jaques & Son, Ltd., London. England, the box further stamped: MADE IN ENGLAND

Superb 'Near Mint' Condition set with an immaculate Green Label to the box.

King: 3 1/2 inches (9cm) high

Pawn: 4.9cm high

Box: 20.5cm wide

Stock Reference: AS 1842


circa 1930

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Luke Honey is a dealer in unusual decorative antiques, furniture, pictures, posters and works of art- with an enthusiasm for the "Gentleman's Library" or quirky "English Country House" look. As a former specialist at both Phillips and Bonhams, Luke has had over twenty years experience selling antique games and is considered a leading authority on old backgammon boards, antique chess sets and chess boards, gambling and racing antiques and mah jong.

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