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Scotland. The "Lewis" chess men are the most documented pieces in the world. Numerous books and articles have been spent on them, but still they are a bit mysterious. Also numerous replicas have been made, in all kinds of material. This resin SAC (Studio Anne Carlton, now in Folkestone, Kent, UK) set seems to be quite accurate, although the red colour is hardly seen at the originals. Maybe I should have listed this at the "To Play With" menu, but who can tell whether the original pieces were ever made to play with or for decoration only.

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  • Scotland, by SAC, "Lewis" replica
  • 1997
  • Resin K 8.9; p 4.3 (scale 0.875)
  • Box 39.0×24.3×10.7