Late 19th century unweighted chess set

Late 19th century unweighted chess set

With a 6cms king this cute small unweighted English set was purchased in a pretty poor state and I had a go at fixing it up, so I guess my luncheon vouchers are on hold. Since this little baby cost a smallish sum by present offerings from sellers for current wooden...
English pattern small chess set – late 19th century

English pattern small chess set – late 19th century

This small English pattern chess set is a delightful little thing , purchased about 14 years ago, which I had hoped might be a Jaques, but I have yet to see an identical looking turned wooden set of box/ rosewood. The set was purchased without an original box, but it...
20th century horn chess set

20th century horn chess set

I acquired this horn set with 8.5cms king by offering an exchange collectable in a private transaction. This type of item or ‘pet’ set does not mean the set is worth any significant sum of money, however I am very fond of it and have owned it for almost 14...