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