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REF1371 English Playing Set by E.Spurin & Board.
Circa 1854 - 1869

Fine turned & carved English playing set, one side boxwood other side rosewood. The set made by E.Spurin 37 New Bond Street London.

A fine set interesting to note the label states “TO THE QUEEN & ROYAL FAMILY” this was only allowed to be added to trade labels if the business had sold to the Royal family.

Set comes with an English mahogany chess board with inliad sides and mahogany and boxwood squares.

Set comes with original mahogany slide lid box stamped “SPURIN” “LONDON” also a paper label “E.SPURIN LATE ELDIN TOY WAREHOUSE & JUVENILE LIBRARY, TO THE QUEEN & ROYAL FAMILY 37 NEW BOND STt LONDON”

Thanks to Jon Crumiller for his marvelous research with the “London directories” on Spurin and other makers.

Jon’s Link

Kings 8 cm Tall Board 34 cm x 34 cm Squares 3.8 cm

All the sets go through a professional workshop before they go online, any minor faults such as chips or splits are restored, therefore the sets are all in excellent condition.

Please note all prices include postage/shipping charges and Insurance valuation.

Instalment / lay away plans welcome.

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Tim Millard is one of the leading specialist dealers buying & selling Chess Sets & Backgammon boards with an extensive stock of antique sets ranging from fine Staunton sets by Jaques to fine European, Chinese & Indian Sets.

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