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  1. Frans

    I just picked up a game table including the exact same Austrian “coffeehouse” set you have in your compendium. And the 45 piece dominoes. Plus another few games and exchangeable boards for chess, checkers, backgammon and the “molen” game. Green felt top to play bridge and other card games. After seeing your set I know exactly what I found!

  2. jvreij

    Hello Dick
    Thank you very much for your information.
    And I’m happy that you added a picture of that bone set.
    Maybe you could add a picture of the wooden set as well?
    Joost

  3. Dick Sherwin

    I have an Asser & Sherwin box with the same makers mark as yours. You wondered what sort of set the box would have contained. Mine contains a Staunton style bone set. I also have a wooden set which came within a compendium of games retailed by Asser and Sherwin – ‘The Guinea Cabinet of Games’, which is in the Barleycorn style.

    Regards

    Dick Sherwin

    1. Edward

      I wonder if you would be interested in making a trade for your 19th-century Mongolian chess set with the bird and rabbit pawns (ref. 23002). I have a modern boxwood carved chu shogi set of pieces that I would offer in trade. I attach a photo of the pieces, and will consider also offering a modern shinkaya chu shogi board with it, if that will make this more attractive.

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