British Chess Federation Staunton chess set 1915-20?

British Chess Federation Staunton chess set 1915-20?

Here is a a Staunton single-weighted set (not too heavy) which was  claimed to be ‘used in BCF congresses’. There is so much nonsense and unproven garbage offered to buyers so being sceptical has merit, and with hefty price tags being charged for wooden...
A curious late19th century Staunton chess set

A curious late19th century Staunton chess set

This rather odd looking single weighted boxwood/ebony English  Staunton set is not quite like any antique Staunton playing set that I can recall seeing.  With pretty unusual bishops looking ‘scalped’, these pieces have no ball knops and curious looking...
Late 19th century Chinese ivory Staunton chess set

Late 19th century Chinese ivory Staunton chess set

With the coming ivory ban, prices for these sets appear to be falling, and this recent auction house purchase  – a lovely quality set with delicate looking pieces – was received like a gift from the gods! With a conservative-looking condition report, the...
Late19th century Staunton chess set

Late19th century Staunton chess set

Sometimes we collectors can purchase a set with substitute pieces  – see link below:- Three various turned wood chess sets (one set with two replaced knights) (the-saleroom.com) I liked the look of the squat bishops plus the chunky bases of the kings, queens and...
Late19th century English Staunton chess set

Late19th century English Staunton chess set

This set was a recent purchase from Warrington Auctions, my second purchase from this decent auction house. I am hoping that fellow collectors can benefit from my satisfactory transactions via The Saleroom, and don’t forget to triple check the images and request...