REF1445 Large Travel Set by Jaques London.
Circa 1915 -1917
Large Jaques ” in Statu quo” travelling chess board , the bone pieces stained red & left natural , the mahogany case with inliad rosewood & satinwood squares. Board stamped “PATENT CHESS BOARD IN STATU QUO” with brass plaque J.JAQUES & SON Makers LONDON”
Board with silver plaque “DUNDEE CHESS CLUB 1917 handicap Price Ellison Pearce”
Board with ingeniuos push button mechanism which locks the pieces in any position on the board.
Locking mechanism in working order.
42.5 cm x 32 cm open.
These historic Jaques sets all come with signed authors copy of the Jaques collectors guide
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.
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Instalment / lay away plans welcome.
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