The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece - The Broadbent Series Luxury Chess Set. An exact reproduction of the Jaques of London Chessmen Circa 1935 Broadbent Staunton Pattern Chessmen, these Chessmen feature a 4.4" King with a 1.9" 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 Broadbent 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 Broadbent 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 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.
Crafted in Italy, the House of Staunton Superior Traditional Vavona Burl / Maple wooden Chessboard (2.5" Squares) features Vavona Burl (dark) and Maple (light) squares with a Vavona Burl frame and an inlaid design. This veneered Chessboard is 0.5" thick and has a gloss finish.
The House of Staunton Fitted Coffer provides the highest level of protection for your chessmen. Unlike traditional chess boxes, where the chess pieces are stacked on top of each other while not in use, the large Fitted Coffer provides each of the chess pieces their own individual storage compartment. It features brass quadrant hinges, a removable top tray and a lock and key with tassel. Available with or without The House of Staunton Logo laser engraved on the lid. This item can also be personalized for gift giving.