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Chess Sets57 of 87Help! Please help me find out what I have.Antique Chess Set - STERLING SILVER & Wood - Origins?
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Posted 2 years ago

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Stillwater
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This is the other set I bought from the estate. Its solid ivory, hand carved, and its deffinitely and older set. I haven't been able to find any comparable ones online, so I don't know its age or where it was made. Is anyone knowledgable about chess sets? Does the style ring any bells?

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  1. Stillwater Stillwater, 2 years ago
    Yeah I did see a few Indian sets that were thin like this on Google Images, wooden sets

    I tried "antique german chess set" but I couldn't find any forms like this, off the top of your head do you know of a webpage with photos?
  2. ComputoJon, 2 years ago
    This is an Indian-made ivory set from 2Q 20th century.
  3. ComputoJon, 2 years ago
    Colin, here's an almost-identical set, if you follow this auction on the-saleroom.com and note the results, it'll give a good indication of the current value of this type of set.
    http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/anderson-and-garland-newcastle/catalogue-id-2861227/lot-15190975
  4. Stillwater Stillwater, 2 years ago
    Yeah you're right, thats pretty much what I've got
    I'll see what it goes for
    Thanks again Jon!

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