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The Calvert Variation: A Set of Chessmen in Red Sandalwood
The Calvert Variation: A Set of Chessmen in Red Sandalwood

The Calvert Variation is a fine set of chessmen based around the original Calvert design which preceded the Staunton Pattern. These chess pieces feature a 4 1/2" King with base diameter of 1 5/8" with green felt pads. The set is both attractive and substantial with the King weighing almost 4 ounces.

This 32 piece set of chess pieces are made of red sandalwood and boxwood.

Here's a picture of the boxwood (white) pieces:


The Calvert series of chess sets: This piocture show the boxwood chess pieces.

And here's a picture showing the pieces mixed to show the beauty of the contrasting woods used.

The Calvert series of chess sets: This pictures shows the wonderful contrast of the fine woods used for the white and black chess pieces.

Please note: The red/brown pieces in this set are made of Red Sandalwood (Pterocarpus santalinus ) which is no longer allowed to be exported from India and is a protected wood under the CITES Agreement. This set can only be sold within the lower 48 States of the US.  

 
 
List Price: $799.00

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Price: $399.00
519.90 CAD 354.07 EUR 318.20 GBP

 
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