"Spearheaded by the Maestro Frank A. Camaratta, Jr., an exquisite reproduction of the Circa 1895 Jaques of London Chessmen, a time period that is regarded as one of the most celebrated in the illustrious history of Jaques of London."
The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece - The Bicentennial Series Chessmen. It is an exact reproduction of the Turn-of-the-Century Jaques of London Chessmen Chessmen. These Chessmen feature a 3.6" King with a 1.5" 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 Bicentennial Series Chess set features the form, board presence and exquisite craftsmanship of the turn-of-the-century Jaques of London Chessmen.
The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton in 1993.
The Chess Set comes with a Individually Numbered 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.
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.
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
|Chess Board Included?||You Get to Select Your Own Chess Board|
|Manufacturer||The House of Staunton|
|Fitted Coffer Compatible?||Too Small for Coffer|
|King Height||3.625'' inch / 9.21 cm|
|King Base Diameter||1.7'' inch / 4.32 cm|
|Recommended Chess Board Size||1.875" inch / 4.8cm|
|Basepad Material||Billiard Cloth|
|Median Set Weight||46 ounces|
|Total Number of Pieces||34 Chess Pieces, including 2 Additional Queens (for Pawn Promotion)|