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Games831 of 1054Early 70s Toys.Vietnam Chess Set
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Posted 7 years ago

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I love this beautiful chess set.My husband and i went for lunch appx; 10 years ago and we stop at this Antique store.There we seen this set.We paid a decent price for it.Our daughters love playing chess with dad.I am a little up set because as of today i really can"t get someone to really tell me the year this was made or what the pcs are.We have been to a few Antique dealers and they said it is nice but it looks like the early warriors or some kind of american indian tribe.We"ll what ever it maybe we love it.

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  1. Esther110 Esther110, 7 years ago
    Looks like spanish conquistadors and native americans.
    Spanish king and queen would be Fernando II of Aragon, and Elizabeth I of Castille.
    The natives would be central or south american, probably aztecs, since the rook looks like an aztec pyramid.
    I am not sure of the age, these could be a higher end novelty or souvenir set.
    Maybe a peruvian or mexican souvenir.
    Lovely, thanks for sharing!!!

  2. Esther110 Esther110, 7 years ago
    That would be Ferdinand II, Fernando is Spanish...darn spanglish!! lol
  3. Finskikass, 6 years ago
    Did you find anything out about the chess set value ect... I just found the exact same set in a pawn shop and was scouring the internet to find out more about it and ran across this. It seems very old and antique. Maybe valuable.
  4. Turtledove, 6 years ago
    Have either of you found out any more information about this set? I too have found one. The exact set. The one I found claims to be from the 1800's. Seem to me like a resin material and was cast, so I am not sure if they are really that old.

    Thanks for any information you can supply.

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