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Chess Sets14 of 69Chess Set bought this set at an auction and was told it was bought i  italy in the 1970's.  anybody know anything about it?
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Posted 12 months ago

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janperkins
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I won this chess set in an auction, because it is just beautiful! I found the same set listed here, asking the same questions...Where did it come from? Who made it? I would love to know its history!

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 12 months ago
    Interesting style pieces on the set!

    I don't know the maker. It looks to be relatively modern (not antique) most likely made in the last 30 years.

    scott
  2. ADM01, 11 months ago
    Yes, it is a fantastic chess set (I'm the other listing for the same set). The one I have was purchased in Greece in 1963...so I know it is at least 40 years old (vintage, rather than antique). Is that the original board? Were you offered any historical information from the auction house?
  3. Militarist Militarist, 11 months ago
    The designs look like they are based on the ancient Minoans

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