Vietnam Regence horn chess set

Vietnam Regence horn chess set

A recent fresh meat purchase from the very extra excellent Klittich auction house from Germany. These Vietnam Regence sets are rather underrated, and apart from being well turned, are well worth having. I have a lot of time for this (I believe) family German firm due...
african tribal set

african tribal set

I am unsure where this originates from but a recent purchase from E BAY ,complete with board , and in great condition, was bought for a pittance & the unfortunate seller deserved more ,but on occasion we collectors can be a little bit scrooge like, myself...
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...