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REF1640 Large fine “Edinboro” Pattern Set & Box
Circa 1840-1870

Fine turned & carved English ivory chess set, one stained red other side left natural.

Pieces with original blue felted bases , fine carved knights and excellent turned pieces.

Comes in original mahogany lift top box with blue felted interior. The box with lift out compartment holding one side of the pieces.

The design thought to have been designed by Lord Jon Hay in the 1830′s-40′s.

The name “Edinboro” was used by Jaques in thier adverts, this style of set can also be reffered to as Northern Upright or Edinburgh.

This classic turned and pillar / plinth bodied set were made by many good English makers from the 1840′s upto the early 1900′s with Jaques adverts from the early 1900′s still advertisng this style of set.

An impressive large set Set with excellent detailed knights.

Kings 12 CM Tall

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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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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