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20 July 2017
CHESS SETS AND GAMES
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Ivory Chess Set
Late 19th/ early 20th century Ivory chess set in the Asian/Muslim style.
Of small size( king measures 4.9 cms high with base diameter of 1.4 cms) this probably indicates a travelling set originally used with a cloth board. Two black ink rings to the base differentiate between the sides.
A few minor "nibbles"; with one 'black' pawn having a more noticeable piece off the first turning below the 'head', and some ink spots to 'black' Queen (photos supplied on requested)
Board shown for display purposes only
Ref: mha/rusty
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MAH JONG SET C1930
Good quality mah jong set. C 1930,s

This Mah jong set is complete and seen here in a teak case with attractive brass carrying handles and ivory fronted knobs to the drawers

The pieces are in Ivory and beautifully grafted onto bamboo with all lettering bright and clear.

width..9.5"..24 cm height..6.75"..17 cm
depth..7"..18 cm



Please note.... not on view at Merchant House
Ref: wil
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PARQUETRY CHESS BOARD
A nice example of a hand made chess board with parquetry work surround in various woods.

It measures 18 inches square, with each 'piece square' being 1 1/2 inch.

Repolished
Ref: R/0813/TS
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CHESS AND INTERNATIONAL CHECKERS BOARD
A reversible wooden games board for Chess and International Checkers / Continental Draughts .

The 'checkers' side has sliding panels where the pieces are held.

Measures 18 inches by 14 inches.
The Chess squares measure 1 inches.

Ref: R/0216/FS
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Travel Chess Set
An early 1900's Travelling Chess Set in Oak case with sliding lid
The board has satinwood and rosewood squares; the pieces are turned and carved bone ( natural and stained red)
Some 'pegs' have repairs

Board is 5" sq
Box measures 7 by 7 by 1 1/2 in high
King 1/2" high (minus peg)
Ref: r/0109/g
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MARBLE CHESS BOARD
A DECORATIVE AND VERY USEABLE CHESS BOARD IN CONTRASTING MARBLES

THE BOARD MEASURES 21 INS / 53 CMS
EACH SQUARE MEASURES 1.75 INS / 4.5 CMS

WEIGHS IN AT NEARLY 18 KGS !
Ref: R/0111/GS
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chess set and board c1920
Good quality chess set and matching board c1920.

The chess set is made of olive wood and an ebonised wood. It comes in its original mahogany box. All in fine condition save for a tiny chip on the Black Queens crown.

The board is approx 12.75" square and made of mahogany and satin birch.

There are some wear marks, but its a beautifully made chess set which is just a pleasure to use.

Seen in good condition, this item is ready for use.

Ref: wil
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CHESS BOARD
A MEDIUM SIZE CHESS BOARD IN MAHOGANY AND SYCAMORE. THE EDGE HAD INLAID STRIPS IN TWO COLOURS OF OAK

A QUALITY MADE BOARD THAT IS 1" / 2.5 CMS THICK, WITH GREEN BAIZE BACKING

BOARD SIZE 15.25" / 39 CMS
SQUARE SIZE 1.5" / 38 MM
Ref: R/0111/AE
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Travelling Chess
A Travelling Chess Set in a folding Mahogany box.
The pieces are wooden, probably boxwood and ebonised.
The box folds and has a 'backbone' of mahogany that slips into place. When open it measure 6 ins square.
English c1920
Ref: r/1009/rt
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CHESS BOARD
A MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD CHESS BOARD WITH DECORATIVE INLAY TO THE SURROUND

SOME REPAIR PATCHING TO A COUPLE OF THE SQUARES. (SEE PIC 3 )

BOARD MEASURES 19.5 INS / 49.5 CMS SQUARE
ANS INDIVIDUAL SQUARES 2 INS / 5 CMS
Ref: R/0111/AT
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LARGE CHESS BOARD
A LARGE CHESS BOARD IN FIGURED WALNUT AND SATINWOOD

THE BOARD MEASURES 22.75 INS / 58 CMS
AND THE INDIVIDUAL SQUARES 2.5 INS / 64 MM
Ref: R/0111/AS
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Staunton Chess set and board
A "Staunton" Boxwood and 'ebonised' Chess set in mahogany box with sliding top. King 8 cms high
c 1920
Together with a later 'Jacques' board
Ref: r/0709/es
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GUNSTOCK CRIB BOARD
AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY CRIB BOARD FASHIONED FROM AN OLD GUN STOCK WITH BRASS DETAIL, COMPLETE WITH PINS IN END COMPARTMENT

11 INS BY 4 INS MAX
Ref: R/0312/RT
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WOODEN GAMES BOX
AN EARLY 1900'S WOODEN FOLDING GAMES BOX IN THE FORM OF A BOOK.

THE FALSE SPINES ARE PRINTED 'ENGLISH GAMES' AND 'VOL I/II'

THE BOX IS COVERED IN PRINTED PAPER TO SIMULATE LEATHER, WITH BOTH CHESS BOARD AND BACKGAMMON BOARD, THERE IS EVEN WATERMARKED PAPER TO SIMULATE THE PAGE EDGES. A FEW TEARS, SPLITS AND MARKS BUT NOTHING TO REALLY DETER THE OVERALL LOOK

THIS TYPE OF BOX WAS FREQUENTLY SOLD IN GAMMAGES AND SIMILAR OUTLETS IN THE EARLY 1900'S

COMES WITH CARD DICE SHAKER, TWO DICE (PLASTIC UNFORTUNATELY), 20 BOXWOOD AND EBONISED PIECES (SHORT, FOR A FULL GAME), AND A BOOK OF BACKGAMMON RULES.

MEASURES 13.5 BY 6.5 BY 2.5 INS CLOSED

NOT PERFECT BUT VERY DECORATIVE
Ref: R/1009/A
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Cribbage Boards
Selection of 10 19 th century Cribbage boards we have in stock , some with ivory inlay . Prices From 18 - 58 , Great Christmas Presents !!

Ref: MHA/JCL
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