American Chess Company part set

American Chess Company part set

Recently I purchased this part set of chessmen attributed to the Cambridge springs tournament of 1904 from Colle uk, a great eBay seller. Curious collectors please study this photo with care – why? As a collector I am starting to hate the sight of reproductions...
early American spiked finial king chess set

early American spiked finial king chess set

this is by a country mile by far the most interesting American set ( purchased on E BAY USA IN AROUND 2006) .the imitation boxwood has  developed  a lovely patina. with a king height of 7 cms and a base width of 3 cms is perfect for playing with.the one piece carved...