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Soviet wooden chess, weighted, very old, very rare.
Chess set, supposedly 20 years, after the restoration. The original color of the figures and the upper red parts is restored. Shapes without defects, complete set, the chessboard is a bit worn out. Very elegant set, the figures are heavier, very stable. Board 34 * 34 * 5 cm. square 4 * 4 cm. King 9 cm. Queen 7.5 cm. Bishop 8 cm. Knight 6 cm. Rook 5.3 cm. Pawn 4 cm.
Vizagapatam Ivory Flame Set
Late 18th Century Vizagapatum Ivory Set This ivory 'Flame' set was probably made around 1780-1800 and features very fine and intricate carving on all pieces. It came with a compartmentalised period mahogony box with the original key bearing the name of the original owner (Rev. Halley) on an ivory plaque. King 12cms, Pawn 7cms.