REF2022 Leuchars chess board
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Fine carton pierre & leather board stamped “Leuchars Piccadilly” the exterior with carton Pierre decoration in the Neogothic style, the inerior with green & tan leather chess board.
These fine boards were first made by Leuchars of London to compliment the Jaques chess sets. The Carton Pierre board matches with the Jaques Carton Pierre casket that the chessmen were sold in. Boards were also illustrated with the Jaques sets in advertisements.
Interesting to note many contemporary chess collectors believe the green squared boards were made for the Jaques wooden sets and the red squared boards for ivory Jaques sets.
Board 50 cm x 50 cm Squares 5.8cm x 5.8cm
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.
Please note all prices include postage/shipping charges and Insurance valuation.
Instalment / lay away plans welcome.
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Includes shipping & insurance valuation