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Jaques 'In Status Quo' travelling chess set

Code: 10240

Dimensions:W: 23.5cm (9.3")H: 3cm (1.2")D: 23.5cm (9.3")


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Antique Jaques & Sons 'In Status Quo' travelling chess set. Folding mahogany travelling chess set stamped "Jaques & Sons Patentees London.  In Status Quo Chess Set 
These were made for train and ship journeys in the late 19th century with a mechanical locking system that's allows the pieces to be saved for future play and secures whilst travelling. 
The chess pieces are made of bone. All in full working order 

Jaques 'In Status Quo' travelling chess set