The Isle of Lewis Montgoy Palisander Grand Chess Set

The Isle of Lewis Montgoy Palisander Grand Chess Set

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A superb combination of the world famous Isle of Lewis Chess Men and the beautiful Montgoy Palisander chess board from Spain.

  • Cast from laser scans of originals.
  • 3.25 inch (83 mm) king.
  • Presented in superb gift packaging.
  • Pieces made in England.
  • Imposing 23.6 inch board.
  • Beautifully crafted in Spain.
  • Larger than normal 2.5 inch playing square.
These pieces are renowned the world over for being a precise reproduction of the original Isle of Lewis chessmen. Superbly made in Britain, these quality chess men are produced from laser scans of the original pieces that are stored and cared for by the National Museum of Scotland. These chess pieces have become an iconic legend and remain one of the most famous and original designs of chess pieces.

The imposing 23.6 inch Montgoy Palisander board with its beautifully dark hued and grained veneers and large playing squares makes it a perfect arena for these chess men and, overall, creates a very enviable chess set that if you are buying this as a gift, you are more likely to keep it for yourself.

Product Specifications

King Height:  3.25 inches (8.26 cm)
King Base Diameter:  2 inches (5.08 cm)
King Weight:  130 grams
Pawn Height:  1.5 inches (3.81 cm)
Pawn Weight:  21 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  1 inch (2.54 cm)
Materials:  Resin, Palisander, Montgoy
Number of Queens:  2
Board Size:  23.6 inches (59.94 cm)
Board Thickness:  0.6 inches (1.52 cm)
Square Size:  2.5 inches (6.35 cm)