Lot 38 , A Jaques & Son Staunton boxwood and ebony chess set, kings 4.25in., board 22 x 21.75in.
A Jaques & Son Staunton boxwood and ebony chess set, in mahogany box, with green 'two prize medals awarded 1862' label, with an A.W. Gamage Ltd rosewood and boxwood chessboard, kings 4.25in., board 22 x 21.75in.
Very minor nicks to some of the tips of the queens crown
One knight with red crown stamp
One castle with red crown stamp, same piece has rubbed marking to a small section of the top of the foot rim
Slight fading to one side of all the pieces, clearly been in the sun at some point
King with Jaques London red stamp to foot rim
Red stamp to top of one knight
Red stamp to top of one castle
One pawn with section broken out of its collar, however this piece is retained in box
All chessmen with loaded bases and probably later green baize
Box - looks like the baize has been replace, label looks to be original, comes with a board.
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Sold for £2,100