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REF3155 Large fine “Edinboro” Pattern chessmen, box & board.
Circa 1860-1900

Tracked worldwide shipping included!

Fine turned & carved English chessmen one side boxwood other side ebony.

Fine carved knights and excellent turned pieces, retains original French polished finish.

Comes in original mahogany slide lid box .

Chessmen with mahogany framed chessboard with inlaid boxwood & rosewood squares. Board retains original French polished finish and is the same period as the chessmen.

Kings 9.5 CM Tall    Board 38 CM      Squares 4.5 CM

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 particualer set is the exact design as the Upright sets adverised by Jaques of London.

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.

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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