Late 19th century Chinese Staunton chess set

Late 19th century Chinese Staunton chess set

This delicate Staunton set was purchased recently on the Bay.  I believe this set to have been of Chinese origin – why? CCI researcher Michael Mark advises in his findings on far eastern sets to study the screw threads, as they tend to be shorter than British...
Late 19th century large bone Staunton chess set

Late 19th century large bone Staunton chess set

This is an usually large bone Staunton , purchased on Ebay about 8 years ago from antique chess shop.com, with a 10 cm king in a competitive auction I sneaked home in …. phew!, as I badly wanted this set. The bovine bone just might have suited Howard Staunton....
Late19th century Staunton chess set

Late19th century Staunton chess set

There have been so many sets attributed to BCC that can sell for decent sums of money should buyers be convinced. This basic cheaper late 19th century Staunton, lightly weighted with a 7cm king just might have been thought to have been a possible BCC one, but having...