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    The Paulsen Luxury Chess Set, Board, & Box Combination - 4.4" King

    Product Code: SETWPAU44

    Description

    The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece - The Paulsen Series Luxury Chessmen. An exact reproduction of the Jaques of London Chessmen Circa 1853 Paulsen Staunton Pattern Chessmen, they feature a 4.4" King with a 1.85" Diameter base and are very heavily weighted. These Chessmen are an exact match to the original Chessmen, down to the smallest details!

     

    The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads on the other Chess pieces and a beautiful finish. The design of the Paulsen Series Chess set embodies the form, board presence and craftsmanship of one of the most celebrated 20th century designs from Jaques of London. The House of Staunton has recaptured the essence of these magnificent Chessmen and made them available on a very limited basis.

     

    As with all of our Chess sets, the Paulsen Series exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!

     

    The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton over 10 years ago.

     

    The Chess Set comes with a personalized Certificate of Authenticity and an original manufacturer's plaque indicating the production number, with an adhesivebacking that would allow it to be affixed to the underside of a Chess box.

     


    Our Original Manufacturer's Plaque
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    Now Available From The House of Staunton
    Included with the purchase of these Chessmen is our new Original Manufacturer's Plaque. Crafted from brass, these plaques feature the engraved production details of each individual Chess set, creating a beautiful, permanent record that is truly worthy of House of Staunton-brand Chessmen.

    Our Original Paper Production Labels are also available. Please Contact Us for information.

     

     

    FINANCIAL COMPARISON
    Actual Circa 1935 Jaques of London Broadbent Pattern Staunton Chess sets with a 3.0" King historically sell for upwards of $1,500 USD at auction. To put this number in context, please consider the fact that Chess pieces of this age always have some blemishes, such as dirt, cracks, chips, dings, patina discoloration and possibly replacement pieces. Here's your opportunity to purchase an exact reproduction of these legendary Chessmen, in Pristine Condition, for a fraction of the price!

    Layaway Available

    We're proud to offer our new Layaway program!

     

      • With Layaway, purchasing from us has never been easier or more affordable. It allows you to purchase selected House of Staunton products by making payments over time.

     

    • Simply choose the items that you wish to purchase and how many months you wish to make the payments over.We'll automatically charge your debit/credit card each month. Once you've paid for the item/s in full, they'll be sent to you. It's that simple!

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    Included with Purchase

    • Certificate of Authenticity
    • Engraved Registered Plaque
    • Individual Production Number

    Product Details

    Chess Board Included? You Get to Select Your Own Chess Board
    Manufacturer The House of Staunton
    King Height 4.4'' inch / 11.18 cm
    King Base Diameter 1.85'' inch / 4.70 cm
    Recommended Chess Board Size 2.5'' inch / 6.4 cm
    Basepad Material Billiard Cloth
    Total Set Weight 67 Ounces
    Total Number of Chess Pieces 34 Pieces (With 2 Additional Queens)

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