Travel Set, leather

Stitched leather slide wallet travel set 
150 by 95 mm, with gilt border and gilt knight motif to exterior, smaller leather board pulls out and opens to a 173 by 133 mm playing surface with further gilt border, and slots to hold the celluloid tab pieces, which are marked with faded piece symbols. Late 19th-early 20th century. Condition: Generally good, noting fading to pieces, which previous owner has tried to rectify by writing the letters for each piece on its face. 

Sold for US$ 50.

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

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