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antique games compendium circa 1870


Antique Games Compendium, Circa 1870


£750 | $999 USD | €850 EUR
Item Number: SA665246
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Luke Honey Ltd
This antique has been viewed 16 times in the past month with the most views from Italy.


An English Games Compendium, circa 1870
the hinged mahogany board/box for chess and backgammon, the exterior with alternate chess squares in rosewood and sycamore, the interior for backgammon with inlaid points in ebony and boxwood, the lift-out fitted wooden tray including:
- A good English ivory chess set, circa 1870, stained red and left natural
- 2 turned boxwood shakers
- 2 Bezique Scorers
- A pack of 'Congress 606' Playing Cards, by the US Playing Card Co. of Cincinnati
- 6 19th century ivory die
- 4 ivory Whist counter sets, (two monogrammed), circa 1870
- 30 19th century turned ivory backgammon counters, (15 stained red, 15 left natural)

King: 6.9cm high
Pawn: 3.4cm high
Backgammon Counters: 2.5cm diameter
Board/Box: 38 x 33 x 4cm (when open flat)
Stock Reference: VS 1855
Internal Ref: VS 1855


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 4 cm (1.6")
Width = 33 cm (13.0")
Depth = 38 cm (15.0")

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Luke Honey Ltd
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