1849 Original Staunton Design Chess Pieces & Mahogany Box

1849 Original Staunton Design Chess Pieces & Mahogany Box

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A classic design and quality craftsmanship with this absolutely beautiful 1849 4.4 Edition Staunton Boxwood and Ebony Chess Pieces from Official Staunton. This stunning chess set is a tribute to the original Staunton design, first introduced in 1849 and still considered the standard for modern chess sets today. 

Each piece is handcrafted with the utmost care, using premium boxwood and ebony materials to ensure both durability and elegance. The intricate details and precise craftsmanship give these pieces a timeless look that will impress players and collectors alike.

The chess pieces are weighted to provide a solid and stable feel during play, and their design makes them easy to handle and play with. The set comes with a beautiful storage box, which provides a secure and attractive solution for keeping your pieces safe.

The set features a king-size at 4.4 Inches with a 2" base diameter. The pieces are core-weighted and felted. The set is supplied with 4 Queens. Each set of chessmen is cushioned in green baize and includes an accurate reproduction of the original baize-lined Mahogany box, complete with the small green Staunton Chessmen label placed on the underside of the lid and the green lozenge markers to the underside of each piece; the kings are stamped with "Staunton 1849" as are the kings rook and knight – exactly like the original 

Indulge in the finest antique reproduction chess sets and own a piece of history with Official Staunton. Whether you're a seasoned player or just starting out, this set is sure to enhance your gaming experience and impress anyone who sees it. Order your 1849 Early 4.4 Edition Staunton Boxwood and Ebony Chess Pieces today and take your chess collection to the next level.


Please note that due to indicative nature of wood (being natural) and therefore an inconsistent material, please be aware that this may result in colour, shade, tone variations. 

Weights and sizes are intended as approximate guides only


We offer a 3 year standard guarantee that covers any natural defects such as, splitting, cracking, warping of the woods used in our entire range

We are proud of the quality of our products. We also want you to have the best value for your investment in our luxury products. This is why we offer all of them an exceptional 3 year warranty and Lifetime Warranty ( limited editions)  from the date of purchase.  

The warranty covers the following:

  • Hairline cracks
  • Moving of the weights inside the pieces
  • Warping of the chess boards
  • Adhesive problems
  • Any damage caused to the product during shipping if it is reported immediately upon receipt

The warranty does not cover:

  • Products being broken by accident or by purpose, including but not limited to dropping them
  • Products getting scratches or other wear caused by excessive using or misuse
  • Discoloration caused by exposure to sunlight
  • Products that have been modified after purchase
  • Losing a product
  • Products getting harmed because of wrong methods of cleaning, polishing etc. 
  • Warping or any other harm to the products caused by exceptional or extreme storage conditions (temperatures or exceptionally humid / dry conditions)

In order for the warranty to apply, the products must have be stored properly. The chess pieces and chess boards have to be kept away from the sunlight (including sunlight through a window), in normal and stable room temperature and humidity. 

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We aim to deliver UK Mainland orders in 2 working days.

Northern Ireland , Scottish Islands and Isle Of Man - 2 to 5 days

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