1849 Antique Staunton Chessmen & Mahogany Box

1849 Antique Staunton Chessmen & Mahogany Box

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Step into the world of history and elegance with the "A.I.W. 1849 Antique Staunton Chessmen with Mahogany Box" from Official Staunton, the most reputable and established chess supplier in the world. These handcrafted chess pieces are designed to perfection, based on the early 1849 Staunton pattern, and offer a touch of antique charm to your chess collection.

The "A.I.W. 1849 Antique Staunton Chessmen with Mahogany Box" is a high-quality chess set from the world-renowned brand, Official Staunton. This set features an antique design inspired by the original Staunton chessmen, which were first introduced in 1849 and have since become the standard for modern chess sets. The pieces are handcrafted from premium materials and finished with a rich antique colour that gives them a classic and elegant appearance.

Each piece is carefully crafted to reflect the intricate details of the original design, making this set a perfect choice for both collectors and players. 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 mahogany box, which provides a secure and attractive storage solution for the pieces. This set is a true work of art that combines beauty and functionality, and it would make a wonderful addition to any chess collection. Indulge in the finest antique reproduction chess sets and own a piece of history with Official Staunton

  • They are beautifully crafted from ebony.
  • Unique antiqued boxwood pieces
  • Superb detail and high-quality finish.
  • Broad bases.
  • Imperious 4.4 inch (11 cm) king.
  • Perfectly weighted and felted.
  • 34 chess pieces including extra queens
  • Certificate label 

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


Typically, unless our listings explicitly state "solid wood," they are made with veneer, in compliance with the CITES regulations regarding lumber species


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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