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January 15, 2022

England, "Staunton"
19th century
Ivory K 11.1; p 4.7
Box pp.p×qq.q×r.r
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December 24, 2021

Netherlands, by HEMA
2021
Wood K 3.8; p 1.9
Board cardboard 18.3×18.3
Can 19.8×12.4×4.1
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Germany, "St.George style"
Early 20th century
Wood K 7.8; p 4.5
Original? Box/board 34.8×17.3×6.4 (closed)
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Germany, "St.George style"
Early 20th century
Wood K 6.3; p 2.6
Original box 16.2×10.2×5.2
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Switzerland, Davos, "coffeehouse"
1905
Boxwood K 6.4; p 3.2
Original box 17.3×12.4×6.1
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England, "Staunton"
Late 19th century
Bone K 9.3; p 4.3
Original box 15.9×11.2×8.0
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France, "Régence"
ca. 1910-1920
Boxwood K 9.0; p 5.0
Box (not original) 15.9×13.0×9.7
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Germany or France, "Régence"
19th century
Bone K 8.4; p 4.1
Box (not original) 18.0×11.4×12.0
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Netherlands, Pierson, Heldring & Pierson
1975-1991
Plexiglass K 3.0; p 1.5
Board marmer/plexiglass 27.1×27.1×1.9
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Denmark, Bricklink (since 26 November 2019 part of LEGO Group)
Set BL19013-1 Steampunk Mini Chess, designed by CorvusA from Spain
2019
Box 39.0×27.0×6.3
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November 23, 2021

Congo-Kinshasa
1940
Ivory K 5.4; p 2.3
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Congo-Kinshasa
1980
Ivory K 8.9; p 3.9
Box/board 45.0×45.0×5.8
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Congo-Kinshasa
1985
Ivory K 9.8; p 5.4
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Guinea-Conakry
1994
Ivory + ebony K 9.0; p 5.9
Board 39.2×39.2
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Malawi
ca. 1970
Ivory K1 7.1; p1 4.8; K2 8.7; p2 6.0
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Malawi
1980
Ivory + African blackwood K 7.1; p 4.0
Board 32.2×32.1
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Tanzania, by Makonde
1970
Ivory + African blackwood K 9.4; p 6.2
Board 43.7×38.9
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October 10, 2020

England, by F.H.Ayres
ca. 1930
Plastic (Galalith?) 1.3 (1.9 with pin)
Board 16.5×16.3×0.8
Box signed "Ayres REGD" 10.5×18.8×4.7
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Ghana
1960-1980
Wood K 20.3; p 9.6
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Congo-Brazzaville
1960-1980
Wood, Burlap and Chicken feathers K ca. 9.0; p 6.0
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Tanzania, by Makonde
1960-1980
Wood K 7.2; p 5.2
Cassette 32.2×4-.6×3.2
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Malawi
1960-1980
Wood K 10.9; p 3.8
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Germany, "Selenus" (Eng: "Tulip")
Early to mid 19th century
Bone K 10.4; p 5.1
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Netherlands
18th century
Bone K 9.2; p 5.0
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Mexico, "Tarascan"
1960-1980
Wood with bone K 8.0; p 4.1
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Germany, "Nuremberg"
2nd half 19th century
Wood K 8.5; p 3.1
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USA, "Staunton"
ca. 1920
Bone K 5.1; p 2.7
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England, "George Washington"
Late 18th century
Bone K 10.7; p 4.6
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Netherlands
18th-19th century
Boxwood + ebony K 11.1; p 6.6
Board 39.2×39.7
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Russia? "Staunton"
mid 20th century (pre WWII?)
Plastic (Carbolite?) pieces K 7.0; p 3.6
Box 15.7×11.7×5.3
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July 5, 2020

Netherlands, Nederlandse Schaakschijvenfabriek, Hilversum, "Tobis"
1936
Cardboard pieces 3.4×3.4×0.3
Box 16.8×8.8×1.7
Paper board 45×45 cm (as stated on box)
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Japan, Canon Creative Park
2009
Paper K 3.9; p 2.5
Box 9.6×9.6×2.4
Board 21.7×21.7
Netherlands?
1960?
Wood K 8.6; p 4.4
Box 20.9×14.0×6.8
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Spain, by Escardibul in Barcelona, "Stawton n.º 4"
1960
Plastic K 7.1; p 4.3
Box 19.0×11.8×7.1
Board 43.4×43.2×41.2
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Greece, Athens, by G.Dagiandis&Co
1982
Metal K 4.0; p 2.4
Cassette 24.0×21.3×3.3
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Greece, Athens, by Metalotehniki
1982
Metal K 5.3; p 2.4
Cassette 23.2×21.2×2.4
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Austria, "coffeehouse" compendium
ca. 1900
Wood K 6.1; p 2.9
Compendium 34.0×25.0s;×12.6
Board 23.7×13.1×3.1 (closed)
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Romania?, “1980 ‘Popular' set (small)”, NR1
ca. 1980?
Wood K 5.0; p 3.3
Box/board 26.0×13.2×4.1 (closed)
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October 26, 2019

England, "Dublin"
Mid 19th century
Wood K 6.0; p 3.5
Box 15.2×10.0×5.5
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Romania, "1950ies-1960ies set” (mixed)
1950-1960
Wood K 8.0; p 4.5
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Romania, “King&Queen coils rolls-heads set”
ca. 1970
Wood K 8.5; p 5.4
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Romania, “King with turban ‘Delicate’ set”
ca. 1970
Wood K 7.5; p 4.5
Board 34.3×34.4
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Romania, “1980ies-2000ies ‘Competition’ set”
Late 20th century
Wood K 8.9; p 5.4
Board 47.95×49.5
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Romania, “2019 ‘Popular' set (medium)", NR3
2019
Wood K 8.2; p 5.1
Box/board 38.4×19.3×5.5 (closed)
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Romania, “2019 ‘Popular' set (larger)”, NR4
2019
Wood K 8.6; p 5.6
Box/board 44.3×22.0×6.5 (closed)
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Denmark, Lego 40174, "Iconic Chess Set"
2019
Plastic K 8.8; p 4.6
Box/board 25.5×25.5×4.6
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July 15, 2019

Italy, ANRI, "Universum", "Space age chess set"
1958
Wood K 10.4; p 4.8
Cassette 41.5×23.2×3.5
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Austria/Czech? "Austrian Upright", "Lasker-Schlechter set"
ca. 1910
Wood K 12.0; p 5.2
Box 21.9×21.6×9.3
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USA, Terry & Esi Ostovar in Ashland, Oregon
1980
Ceramic K 7.8-8.3; p 4.6-5.1
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Israel
1950ies-1960ies
Silver wire K 7.5-8.0; p 4.1
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Germany, Fürstenberg
1947
Biscuit porcelain K 9.3; p 5.8
Board 39.9×39.8×0.8
Cassette 44.4×44.2×8.7
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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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