Berkeley Chess Movie Stars Cardinal Chess Men

Berkeley Chess Movie Stars Cardinal Chess Men

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  • Beautifully handcrafted in the UK.
  • Stunning attention to detail.
  • Striking 5.25 inch King.
  • Solid crushed stone resin pieces.
  • Rich red and cream colouring.
  • Weighted for perfect balance.
The magical atmosphere of Hollywood’s Golden Age has been brought to life in this set of stone crushed resin chess men, carefully crafted in the UK and finished in a cardinal red and cream colouring.

The 1920s until the 1950s is seen as Hollywood’s golden age. The silent movie era gave way to big-time studios such as MGM, Paramount and 20th Century Fox. Many iconic actors arose during this time, including Charlie Chaplin, Mae West, Laurel and Hardy and The Marx Brothers. The glamourous lifestyles and extraordinary talent of these new superstar actors provided a great escape for audiences of the time, and they continue to light up our screens to this day with that inimitable movie magic.

These imaginative and intricately detailed chess pieces bring the classic stars alive, and feature many of the most popular screen legends of the day.

The King: Charlie Chaplin
The Queen: Mae West
The Bishop: The Marx Brothers
The Knight: W.C. Fields
The Rook: Laurel and Hardy
The Pawn: Keystone Cops

Product Specifications

King Height:  5.25 inches (13.34 cm)
King Base Diameter:  1.7 inches (4.32 cm)
King Weight:  120 grams
Pawn Height:  3.6 inches (9.14 cm)
Pawn Weight:  60 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  1.6 inches (4.06 cm)
Weight:  3.6 kg
Materials:  Crushed Stone Resin
Number of Queens:  2