Lot 25 , A Jaques & Son In Statu Quo mahogany and boxwood travelling chess set,
A Jaques & Son In Statu Quo mahogany and boxwood travelling chess set, with red stained and natural bone pieces, stamped Jaques & Son, Patentees, London
Black leather case not present, chessmen good, slight differentiation in colour of the staining of the red and one fine crack to the crown of the white queen. Mechanism not working perfectly, particularly on the white side. Board looks re-polished.
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Sold for £260