The high density and natural luster of boxwood has made it the long standing favorite for the best carved wooden chessmen. This set features boxwood on both sides; finely carved and highly polished. While the "white" side shows its natural wood grain, the "black" pieces are deeply stained to match the color of ebony. The two sides match each other perfectly in weight, feel and luster, while maintaining the dark and light tones most ideal for chess play.
These chessmen are generously weighted, and padded on the bottom with green felt pads. This soft, smooth padding gives a pleasant feeling of contact with the chessboard. The entire set weighs 2 pounds, 10 ounces.The king of this set stands a proud 4.25 inches tall. They fit comfortably on a board of 2 to 2.5 inch squares. BOX AND BOARD AVAILABLE, NOT INCLUDED IN THIS SALE. Please note that no special display box or chessboard is included in this sale. For an excellent assortment of reasonably priced chessboards and boxes special for chessmen, please see our listings at this link. CHESSBOARDS and BOXES FOR CHESSMEN. Please note that the board shown is. The board displayed above has squares measuring 2 inches. The item "LARGE CALVERT CHESS SET ROBUST 18th C.
ENGLISH STYLE, K=4.25 (798)" is in sale since Friday, August 10, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Games\Chess\Contemporary Chess". The seller is "rickofricks" and is located in Sarasota, Florida.This item can be shipped worldwide.