Reverse Peg Chess Sets

Reversed Pegged Set

In ornamented tin. In this set, the pieces are perforated and fit on top of vertically placed « nails » in the middle of each square. The board in the tin can be raised to the level of the rim by placing the tin on the reversed lid. Chessmen turned out of wood with perforations. Height: King 2cm, Pawn 1.5cm. Tin box 18×12.5 cm. Source: CCI Travel and Play, 2012.

In cardboard version

Reverse pegged set in cardboard version. Germany, 1940s. Wood chessmen. Height. King 3cm; Pawn 2.5cm. Source: CCI Travel and Play, 2012.