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The Down Head Sheesham and Mahogany Chess Set
The Down Head Sheesham and Mahogany Chess Set
The Down Head Sheesham and Mahogany Chess Set
The Down Head Sheesham and Mahogany Chess Set
The Down Head Sheesham and Mahogany Chess Set
The Down Head Sheesham and Mahogany Chess Set
The Down Head Sheesham and Mahogany Chess Set
The Down Head Sheesham and Mahogany Chess Set
Contents
  • What's included?
  • 34 Chess Men
  • 1 Chess Board
  • 1 Chess Piece Bag
  • Rules Booklet
  • Two Year Warranty
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The Down Head Sheesham and Mahogany Chess Set

The last day for guaranteed Christmas delivery to the UK was Tuesday 15th December.

Please be aware that orders placed now are not guaranteed for pre-Christmas delivery (we will however do our best).

£119.00

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Product Description

  • Popular set of pieces.
  • Crafted from sheesham and boxwood.
  • Perfectly weighted and with felted bases.
  • 3 inch (76 mm) king.
  • High quality 15.75 inch board from Greece.
  • Mahogany and Birch veneers.
  • 1.57 inch playing squares.
One of the most popular set of chess pieces in the whole Regency Chess range, the 3 inch Down Head Knight Chessmen are hand turned and crafted from sheesham and boxwood. Each and every piece is carved from a single section of wood and single weighted with the end result being a robust wooden chess piece that is sure to stand the test of time.

These Down Head Knight chess men have been polished to a medium natural gloss by the same talented craftsmen responsible for some of the worlds highest quality. Their bases are covered in billiard cloth to protect your board when in use.

Renowned for their expertise in marquetry and backgammon sets, this board is produced by the reputable family business, Manopoulos, based in Greece. It is a superbly presented wooden chess board and represents fantastic value for money. Quality mahogany and birch veneers along with skills and master craftsmanship, has produced a beautiful board with an old fashioned artisanal feel and look about it. A perfect companion for these wonderful Down Head chess men.

If, and when, you can bear to put your chess men away, we have added a lovely emerald green fabric chess piece bag for your convenience. It has an eyelet and drawing string closing system and this versatile bag will also accommodate some of our larger chess pieces and smaller compact games.

Product Specifications

King Height:  3 inches (7.62 cm)
King Base Diameter:  1.09 inches (2.77 cm)
King Weight:  22.2 grams
Pawn Height:  1.6 inches (4.06 cm)
Pawn Weight:  11 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  0.85 inches (2.16 cm)
Materials:  Sheesham, Boxwood, Mahagony, Maple, Fabic
Number of Queens:  4
Board Size:  15.75 inches (40.01 cm)
Board Thickness:  0.5 inches (1.27 cm)
Square Size:  1.57 inches (3.99 cm)

Please note that due to wood being a natural and therefore inconsistent material, weights are approximate and won't be exact. Please also be aware that this may result in colour and burl variation.

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We send out all of our orders in plain packaging and without an invoice or receipt, so you can feel confident sending our products as a gift directly to the lucky recipient.