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Authentic Models GR021 Classic Staunton Chess Set

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Authentic Models Classic Staunton Chess Set

Marvels of grace, balance, beauty and simplicity... This is THE classic set that established a worldwide standard used since the mid-19th C. Study the King's crown and Queen's coronet, details of bishops and rooks, knights modeled after marble stallion heads from the Parthenon, on down to the diminutive pawn. Admire the simple, yet elegant contours. Well-weighted. Shaped to hold, to touch, to admire... To be gazed at in unwavering and total concentration.

The production is a detailed replica of an original ivory set manufactured by the British 'Jacques' company, circa 1850, and purchased at a 1990s London auction. English chess master, Howard Saunton, promoted this set at the first international chess tournament in 1851. It’s clearly distinguishable pieces soon became the competition standard known as the 'Staunton' set.

Key Features

  • High quality resin chess pieces
  • Well weighted
  • Shaped to hold, to touch, to admire
GR021 Specifications

Colors: Ivory and Red
Height: 1-2/3
King: 3" x 1-2/5"
Length: 11-1/5
Weight: 1.21 lbs.
Width: 10-8/9

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