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The Original Staunton in ebony and boxwood
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The very first Staunton chess piece design (referred latterly as Staunton pattern) was the design of Nathaniel Cook and later was endorsed by English Chess Champion, Howard Staunton in 1849.

The Staunton design has since gone through many iterations expressing art in the set and some individual masterpieces of master knight carvers with authentic and magnificent beauty in the horse (knight) carving which differs so much from the original, yet simplistic design from a master carvers point of view.
 
In actuality, the original knight and set as a whole is much more difficult to create than meets the eye. Our "Original Staunton" design we present here is a modern recreation of ours that took many months to complete to ensure that it was as near to the original Staunton (Cooke) pattern set of chessmen that was first released and given Howard Staunton's name. 
 
This set of 34 chessmen are of extremely high quality and will not disappoint any truly discerning buyer. The pieces are very well weighted and are being offered at a very special price for the season.

Comprising genuine ebony and buffed boxwood these pieces are a pleasure to handle with wider than normal base dimensions and excellent proportioning.

 

 

List Price: $699.00
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Price: $349.00
453.94 CAD 301.54 EUR 264.26 GBP
World Financial Markets Chessmen in bloodrosewood
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Product ID: WSM1B
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This magnificent Bull vs. Bear chess set themed around world financial markets has been specifically designed to celebrate the ever-changing stock market's trials and tribulations as to whether to be bullish or bearish towards equities, bonds, currencies etc. Successfuly managing equity portfolios is not a game but after work to relax and play chess is an absolute pleasure and fun for all involved with a set like this and even ponder your next day's position! This chess set is absolutely unique and not available anywhere else in the world but online at this store simply because we designed it. Hand carved by one of India's finest artisans each set takes months to make as each chess piece is painstakingly hand made to perfection. This is a tournament standard set meeting the needs of the professional chess community. If you're in the finance business and need a fine art piece which conveys your occupational interest and also want a truly fine Staunton pattern chess set then this is it...the finest financial market themed chess set ever made available.

 

List Price: $800.00
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Price: $699.00
909.19 CAD 603.94 EUR 529.28 GBP
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World Financial Markets Chessmen in ebony and boxwood
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Product ID: WSM1E

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This magnificent Bull vs. Bear chess set themed around world financial markets has been specifically designed to celebrate the ever-changing stock market's trials and tribulations as to whether to be bullish or bearish towards equities, bonds, currencies etc. Successfuly managing equity portfolios is not a game but after work to relax and play chess is an absolute pleasure and fun for all involved with a set like this and even ponder your next day's position! This chess set is absolutely unique and not available anywhere else in the world but online at this store simply because we designed it. Hand carved by one of India's finest artisans each set takes months to make as each chess piece is painstakingly hand made to perfection. This is a tournament standard set meeting the needs of the professional chess community. If you're in the finance business and need a fine art piece which conveys your occupational interest and also want a truly fine Staunton pattern chess set then this is it...the finest financial market themed chess set ever made available.

List Price: $800.00
You save $101.00
Price: $699.00
909.19 CAD 603.94 EUR 529.28 GBP
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