An antique, late Victorian period Whittington pattern miniature travel chess set in a folding mahogany box with some boxwood pieces, as found. When fully closed, the mahogany box measures 7 ins (178 mm) x 3.4 ins (87 mm) x 2.5 ins (63 mm) high and has brass hinges. The actual chess board is made from squares of alternate satin wood and rosewood veneer. The box has a name incised on the outside top or base?And one of the fastening hooks to the outside of the box is missing although still closes securely. Otherwise, good condition overall with expected signs of wear etc..
Commensurate with age and use. A handy antique chess set which should be easy to restore, if necessary, and would make a very welcome addition to anyone's collection, display or for use etc... The item "ANTIQUE VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD/SATIN WOOD BOARD TRAVEL CHESS SET IN MAHOGANY BOX" is in sale since Tuesday, May 4, 2021.This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Games\Chess\Vintage Chess". The seller is "katie781" and is located in Leeds. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Russian federation.