REF1885 Early Jaques Staunton chessmen
Circa 1851-1852

Ebony & boxwood tournament Staunton set, white king stamped “JAQUES LONDON” . King side rooks & knights with crown stamps, all pieces with green baize.

A fine early example of the Paulsen style knight. The black knights carved in boxwood and stained black as with all tournament sets from 1849-1852.

In or after 1852 the black knights are carved from ebony. The set is not weighted which is correct for 1849-1852 tournament size sets , after or in 1852 this size was also retailed as weighted.

Set retains an excellent original French polished finish.

Kings 8.6 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.

These historic Jaques sets all come with signed authors copy of the Jaques collectors guide .

Please note all prices include postage/shipping charges and Insurance valuation.

Instalment / lay away plans welcome.

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