early 20th century weighted staunton

early 20th century weighted staunton

A very recent fresh meat purchase from e bay , after a late dog bidding fight versus a dealer. came without an original box, which I believe is English. I wanted this set badly since I have three versions of this type of Staunton, with bucked toothy knights, with a...
Oralite Plastic chess set and box – c.1930-1967

Oralite Plastic chess set and box – c.1930-1967

This recent purchase on E BAY has a rather interesting history which the seller offered a pretty accurate description, which I agree with. I am mighty pleased I bought this interesting set so I have posted the sellers description, see down below for additional...
A 20 th century moulded plastic B C M chess set

A 20 th century moulded plastic B C M chess set

I have seen on a number of occasions this likable moulded plastic set “not BAKELITE ) !!!!which has been offered for sale as bakelite, by eastern European sellers, Although sold by the B ritish chess magazine , one tends not to see these sets for sale in the UK...
Bohemian Chess Club (Glasgow) – 1st Prize Trophy 1895

Bohemian Chess Club (Glasgow) – 1st Prize Trophy 1895

A very recent purchase on E Bay, with clearly visible damage, but when I saw the item I suspected that it just might be a British Chess Company (BCC) trophy. Was the damage repairable? It certainly is, so I made 3 offers and the seller went to a huge amount of trouble...