Wallets and albums (23)

Wallets are more suited to store a position than actual play, unless it is magnetic and/or pieces can be inserted easily.

England, by De La Rue (in 2 different designs)
Mid 19th century
Cardboard pieces 3.0×1.0
Map 15.4×10.1×0.9
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England, by De La Rue
Mid 19th century
Cardboard pieces 3.0×1.0
Wallet 15.0×9.7×0.8
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Germany
ca. 1905
Celluloid pieces 2.0×0.9
Wallet 13.3×8.7×0.5
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Germany
ca. 1905
Celluloid pieces 2.0×0.9
Wallet 13.3×8.7×0.5
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Germany
ca. 1910
Celluloid pieces 2.1×1.0
Wallet 13.2×8.7×0.5
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Germany
ca. 1910
Celluloid pieces 1.0×2.0
Board 17.2×13.3
Map 14.7×10.9×0.7
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Germany
ca. 1910
Celluloid pieces 2.1×1.0
Wallet 13.7×9.6×2.0
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England
1st half 20th
century
Celluloid pieces 2.2×1.0
Wallet 13.3×8.9×0.6
Belgium
Mid 20th century
Plastic or Celluloid? pieces 2.8×1.3
Map16.7×11.2×0.6
Netherlands, by AVRO
1936
Cardboard pieces 2.1×1.1
Wallet 15.6×11.1×0.2
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Canada, Y.M.C.A. Overseas, Pocket Chess And Checker Set
ca. 1942
Cardboard pieces Ø 1.75
Board 17.6×17.6
Map 18.5×10.2×0.7
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Germany, Königsberg i. Pr., M.Herzberg
Mid 20th century?
Plastic pieces K 4.1×1.3; p 3.1×1.1
Board 15.5×15.5
Wallet 18.9×10.7×0.8
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Czech
Mid 20th century
Paper pieces K 2.3×1.1; p 2.1×0.9
Wallet 16.7×10.7×0.3
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Germany
20th century
Plastic pieces 2.1×1.0
Board 18.2×13.5
Map 14.9×9.8×0.5
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Russia
20th century
Plastic pieces 2.0×1.2
Wallet 14.2×9.9×0.6
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Netherlands?
2nd half 20th century
Plastic pieces 2.0×1.1
Wallet 17.5×11.4×0.7
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USA, by U.S. Chess Federation
Late 20th century
Plastic pieces Ø 1.5
Wallet 16.7×17.2×0.9
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Netherlands
1980
Plastic pieces Ø 1.6
Wwallet 14.4×10.4×0.4

 

Albums are meant to store positions and were mainly in use by correspondence players.

USA, by Chess Review in New York
ca. 1955
Cardboard pieces 2.2×1.2
Album 19.5×14.7×2.3
You can keep 6 games in it
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Germany, "Rajah Serieskak" (symbols)
Mid to late 20th century
Plastic pieces 2.1×1.2
Album 19.6×12.5×2.7
You can keep 12 games in it
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Germany, "Rajah Serieskak" (figurines)
Mid to late 20th century
Plastic pieces K 2.4×1.1; p 2.1×1.1
Album 19.6×12.5×2.3
You can keep 8 games in it
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Germany, "Schach-archiv"
Mid to late 20th century
Plastic pieces K 2.2×1.0; p 2.0×1.0
Album 23.7×17.8×3.8
You can keep 7 games in it
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Pomotion material.

Hungary, Budapest
1980
Promotion material; pieces plastic Ø 1.6
Board 20.6×15.8
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