Folding boxboard, English.

Mahogany and boxwood folding boxboard, English, c. 1840-80. 
462 by 378 by 43 mm (open). Chess board to exterior, each square drilled to accommodate a pegged set (indicating possible marine use), backgammon to interior. Condition: Holes protrude through to the backgammon side, suggesting the use of a pegged set was probably a later adaptation for this board. Some scratches and soiling, else good. 

Sold for US$ 25.

From Chess Collectors International auction; September 5, 2020, in St. Louis, MO, USA

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