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Sterling Silver and Silver Gilt Chess Set - Vintage 1976

Sterling Silver and Silver Gilt Chess Set - Vintage 1976

An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver and silver gilt chess set; an addition to our diverse ornamental silverware collection

Maker: Unknown

SKU A9620

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This exceptional vintage cast sterling silver chess set is comprised of 32 chess pieces/chessmen: 2 Kings, 2 Queens, 4 Rooks/Castles, 4 Bishops, 4 Knights and 16 Pawns.


The plain sterling silver chessmen are identified as 'white' and the 'black' pieces retain the original gilding; it is standard practice with cosmetically altered chess sets to still refer to players as 'White' and 'Black'.

Each piece has a textured finish and baize to the underside.


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Maker: Unknown
Date: 1976

This vintage sterling silver chess set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each ornament are all very clear; some hallmarks show wear in keeping with age and use, but remain legible.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these vintage table ornaments.


Height of King 5.7cm/2.2"

Height of Pawn 2.8cm/1.1"

Diameter of base 2.3cm/0.9" - 1.6cm/0.6"


36.6 troy ounces/1139g


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