The Jaques of London name is synonymous with quality, and there is no finer example of their craftsmanship than the Jaques 4 in. Staunton Chess Set Mahogany Casket. The storage case is made of solid mahogany with gold-blocked detailing within the casket along with handmade English leather cushions to protect these elegant chessmen. Each piece was carefully handcrafted to the original 1850 design by John Jaques that was given the blessing of World Champion Howard Staunton. Only 200 of these fine boxwood and jet black ebony pieces were produced and each set includes a signed Staunton certificate of authenticity.
About Jaques of London As the oldest games company in the world, the name Jaques is inexorably intertwined with the history of almost any classic game. After literally inventing croquet, popularizing the gold-standard Staunton chess pieces everyone recognizes, and building a series of other games and items with the finest wood in the world, Jaques has continued to reinvent itself. Today, they produce game pieces and sets of the utmost quality in the strongest, rarest, and best-looking materials on Earth.
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