THE STAUNTON LEGACY TRAVELLING CHESS SET
Height: 9¾ inches / 24.7 cm
Width: 6¾ inches / 17.1 cm
Depth: 1¼ inches / 2.8 cm
Stock number: RW7939/717
A rare Victorian Staunton Legacy travelling chess set, in the form of a book with black Moroccan leather, tooled gold, with red and white ivory pieces, the board raising to form a flush playing surface, design registered August 5th 1874, stamped Thomas Drayton & Son, London. These do turn up from time to time, but can’t remember seeing one with ivory pieces.