REF1984A Ayres Staunton Chessmen , box & board.
Circa 1890 - 1920
English weighted Staunton pattern chessmen by Ayres of London. One side in boxwood opposing side in ebony. Kings side knights & rooks with crown stamps. The bases loaded and felted. Set retains original french polished finish.
An attractive turned set with good weight.
Set comes in original mahogany lift top box.
Kings 7.5 CM Tall Board 41 CM Squares 4.5 CM
Set comes with an English mahogany framed chess board with rosewood & boxwood inlaid squares. Board of similar period to chessmen. Retains original French polished finish.
These fine Staunton sets were made by Ayres of London and retailed by many sports and games outlets across Britian including Army & Navy Stores.
Attached is an advert dating early 1900’s showing a picture of the Ayres pattern with sizes and prices below.
This Ayres set includes a copy of the Full Benetfink & co retailers adverisment.
These are genuine antiques! Great to play and a good investment.
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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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