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Welcome to my "schaak-museum".

This site is about my own sets with my own view and opinion on it.
Feel free to give any comment using POST HERE... (also in menu).

14-09-2018
  • Added menus to each page for easier navigation (specially on mobiles)
03-09-2018
  • Added another 1941 set to The Rose Chess page
  • I have added an interesting early 19th century Italian set
  • Added a so called "Berhampore" set to the India page
30-08-2018
  • The 5th AppletreewickSkyreholme International Chess Tournament was a great success.
  • I have added a link to my google photo page (see Links or press here).
26-7-2018
18-06-2018
  • Made some improvements, a.o. 2 figural sets which were wrongly listed (a Cambodia and a Taiwan set at  TO LOOK AT pages).
12-06-2018
  • Finished the GALLERIES pages (more or less).
19-05-2018
  • Restructured and incremented the GALLERIES pages.
04-04-2018
  • Added pages with sets sorted on type (for easy comparison) under menu option GALLERIES. For time being it are European playing sets. Maybe others will follow...
19-09-2017
  • Added a set of the more Staunton type with a very unique box to The Rose Chess page.
20-08-2017
  • The 4th AppletreewickSkyreholme International Chess Tournament was a great success.
  • I have added a link to my google photo page (see Links or press here).
16-08-2017
  • Added an ivory Staunton presentation set to Germany-->"Staunton" (suggested it could be Uhlig, but...)
  • Added an ivory Selenus in original box to Germany-->"Selenus" page
  • Added an English set with a secret to the England-->Other playing page
  • Added new Other European-->Unknown-travel page with a travel set with pieces as in a Dutch set
02-08-2017
  • Updated the Literaturelist with some new titles, but also changed the references for Magazines and Auction Catalogs by adding Volume/Issue number and dates with year-month (i.s.o. year/number)
29-06-2017
23-06-2017
22-06-2017
  • Added Americas page to To Look At menu
  • Added some (not all) comments to Europe page at To Look At menu
07-06-2017
  • Added Europe page to To Look At menu (although without text/comments)
28-05-2017
27-05-2017
24-05-2017
22-05-2017
  • Added China to Asia page
16-04-2017
  • Added a Mexican bone Upright set
  • Added a Nuremberg and 2 Selenus sets to German page
  • Added an amusing Russia Tournament set with political motives
14-04-2017
  • Added 6 new sets to Africa page
  • Added set, made in favor of Unicef, to Argentina page and created Columbia page
  • Started the Asia page with a typical Staunton and Moro set from the Philippines
  • Added a very interesting French Régence set with bone finials
21-12-2016
07-12-2016
  • Started Americas page wih interesting Argentina set
24-11-2016
19-11-2016
  • Finished the Africa page
  • Added Austria page (NB: text to follow...)
18-11-2016
  • Created German "Coffeehouse" page with beautiful Ore Mountains coffeehouse set
  • Added 2 wooden German Nuremberg sets
  • Added 1 set in manner of the "Toy" sets from the Ore Mountains, Germany
  • Added 1 French Régence set of ca. 1900
  • Added 2 African Makondi sets (birds and apes!)