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SA799277

Rare British Chess Company Travelling Set, Circa 1895

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Luke Honey Ltd

This antique has been viewed 10 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

A British Chess Company Travelling Chess Set, circa 1895
the mahogany case with two hinged flaps, opening to reveal a mahogany and sycamore chess board with an ebony border, the pegged chessmen in boxwood and ebony, stamped twice: BRITISH CHESS Co STROUD. GLOS. Scarce.
Length: 29.5cm (when closed)
Height: 7cm (when closed)
Width: 14.2cm (when closed).
The British Chess Company was founded by William Moffatt and William Hughes in 1891, and for a relatively short period, became the main rival to Jaques. The British Chess Company stopped trading around 1908. Consequently, BCC sets and boards are genuinely scarce, and now coveted by keen collectors.
Stock Reference: AS 1919
International Buyers outside the UK: Please contact me for a shipping quote before purchase. Thank you.
Internal Ref: AS 1919



Declaration

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


Dimensions

Height = 7 cm (2.8")
Width = 14.2 cm (5.6")
Depth = 29.5 cm (11.6")


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Luke Honey Ltd
London
SW8
United Kingdom

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