Pocket and Wallet Chess Sets

Pocket Chess Set

England, 19th century. Celluloid chaps are slid into cuts in the chessboard. Size is 23x16 cm. Source: CCI Travel and Play, 2012.

A De la Rue & Co Pocket set

A de la Rue & CO combined pocket chess and draught board with chess and draughts men. England, 19th century. Size of playing board is 13x13cm. Source: CCI Travel and Play, 2012.

Pocket Set in Cardboard Box

England 19th century, equipped with a locking device. Size 12x12cm. Source: CCI Travel and Play, 2012.

Pocket Chess, Checkers and Merrits

Pocket chess for the journey. Germany, first half of 20th century. In card box. Source: CCI Travel and Play, 2012.

Portland Chess Set

The New Twin Portland Chess Set. Introduced for the benefit of competition players playing two games with each opponent, and also proving for single games and extra board on which the next moves can be analysed 20th century. Source: CCI Travel and Play, 2012.