The Collector Series Library Chess Set and Board Combination

$449.00 – $539.00

Indian Rosewood and Natural Boxwood
Genuine Ebony and Natural Boxwood
Blood Rosewood and Natural Boxwood
$449.00
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Description

The Chessmen

"Crafted to replicate the design and proportions of the original Staunton pattern Chessmen, registered by Nathaniel Cooke in March of 1849 and first manufactured by Jaques of London in September 1849."

To pamper you, The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Collector Series Luxury Chess set. This full-tournament sized Chess set features. A full library-sized Chess set, it features a 3.0" King with a 1.5"diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with gold embossed English Leather base pads under the Kings, luxurious billiard cloth base pads on the other Chess pieces and a beautiful finish. The Collector Series Luxury Chess set has been crafted to replicate the design and proportions of the original Staunton pattern Chessmen, registered by Nathaniel Cooke in March of 1849 and first manufactured by Jaques of London in September 1849. The distinctive feature of this set is the the open-mitered Bishop and Knight design, which is modeled after the noble steeds from the Greek Parthenon (Elgin Marbles.)

As with all of our Chessmen, the Collector Series Luxury Chess set exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close

The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton over 10 years ago.

The Chessboard

The Chessmen are new and come housed in a Classical Tiroir Display Chessboard that features two drawers with individual compartments for piece storage. The House of Staunton logo is silk screened on the h1 square. This veneered Chessboard has 1.75" Squares and features Walnut (dark) and Maple (light) squares with a Cherry frame. The Classical Tiroir Display Chessboard has an overall size of and has a satin finish.

The Chess Set comes with an Individually Numbered Certificate of Authenticity and an original manufacturer's plaque indicating the production number, with an adhesive backing that would allow it to be affixed to the underside of a Chess box.

Product Details

Chess Board Included? Includes Chess Board.
King Height 3.0'' inch / 7.62 cm
King Base Diameter 1.5'' inch / 3.81 cm
Basepad Material The Kings Feature English Leather Embossed with House of Staunton Logo. All Other Pieces Feature Luxurious Green Baize
Square Size 1.75'' inch / 4.45 cm
Chess Board Footprint 17.5" x 17.5" x 4.5"
Chess Board Height 4.5"
Median Set Weight 32 ounces (0.90 kg)
Total Number of Pieces 34 Chess Pieces, including 2 Additional Queens (for Pawn Promotion)

Additional Information
Wood Selection

Indian rosewood and natural boxwood, Genuine ebony and natural boxwood, Blood rosewood and natural boxwood

Shipping & Delivery

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