1849 Reproduction Distressed Chess Set & Antique Ochre Board


OFFICIAL STAUNTON™ CHESS COMPANY

£495.00 GBP £895.00 GBP

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We are delighted with this latest addition to our winter 2018 catalogue. This set is arguably the best 1849 reproduction in the World, nothing comes close! Collectors Worldwide are raving positively about this design. 

Our production is a detailed replica in the style of an original set manufactured by the British company, circa 1849. English chess master, Howard Saunton, promoted this set at the first international chess tournament in 1851. Its clearly distinguishable pieces soon became the competition standard known as the 'Staunton' set. 

4.4 Inch King height- Ebony/Antique Distressed Boxwood -core weight. Lacquered finish to the boxwood pieces. 

Matched beautifully with our antique style chess board. 

We are very pleased to offer this reproduction of an antique styled chessboard. Already proving to be a favorite among chess collectors, this beautiful old style chess board is the perfect showpiece to highlight your favorite chess set. 

The Italian maestros have certainly created a unique and aesthetically pleasing battlefield 

This board is the perfect platform for most of our reproduction chess pieces,  Made in Italy by maestros of inlaid works. A must have chess board for the collector!

56 x 56 cm with 63mm square size 

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