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Jaques 'In Status Quo' travelling chess set


Code: 10240


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

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