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ANTIQUE JAQUES ‘IN STATUS QUO’ TRAVELLING CHESS SET

SKU: GC065/MAR14 Category: Tag:
ANTIQUE JAQUES 'IN STATUS QUO' TRAVELLING CHESS SET
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SKU: GC065/MAR14

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ANTIQUE JAQUES ‘IN STATUS QUO’ TRAVELLING CHESS SET

£650.00

ANTIQUE JAQUES ‘IN STATUS QUO’ TRAVELLING CHESS SET

Circa 1895
Stock Number: GC065/MAR14
Width: 9 ins / 22.86 cms
Depth: 9 ins / 22.86 cms
Price: £650

 

A mahogany cased folding ‘In Status Quo’ travelling chess set by Jaques of London.
The mahogany edge with impressed mark to the edges. ‘In Status Quo Chess Board’ and ‘Jaques & Son, Patentees London’
These ingenious travelling chess games were produced by Jaques for train and ship journeys in the 19th Century. They have a novel mechanical locking system which enables the players to lock the bone and brass chessmen in the satinwood and rosewood inlaid mahogany cased wood board at any time they wish. In full working order. The playing pieces in carved and turned natural and red stained bone with brass pegs.

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