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    Posted 9 years ago

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    Hello, I bought this at online auction, from Omaha Nebraska, cost was $26.00 and shipping was $22.00! So $48.00 total. It was apart some but I glued it back together where it was loose. Also polished it. It looked grey when it arrived. The black and white squares are each cut separately. The box is hand carved also. The King is 5 inches tall. Each piece is hand carved. The brass is even decorated. It is much nicer than I imagines. It is pre Mao, I am sure. The Communist also destroyed many Western games and things. Mao also said "Anything old or made by one man is obsolete and should be destroyed" Next time my son is home from University, I will try to beat him in chess! If anyone knows history or age of this, please let me know! Thanks for looking!

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    1. toracat toracat, 9 years ago
      Thanks Bellin, I will like it more if I beat my son! When he comes home! haha!
    2. musikchoo musikchoo, 9 years ago
      I think you got a Great Deal !! I Love it !!
    3. toracat toracat, 9 years ago
      Than you! I like it also! I spend many hours looking for good deals! But it is fun!!
    4. epson233 epson233, 9 years ago
      omaha nebraska -- oh no -- where the heck is that place -- ya you've heard that one before -- drove for miles and miles along I84 -- nothing but corn fields and the humidity -- oh my we won't even go there with that!!!!! -- ok don -- enough kidding -- nice set -- do you play chest -- i can't even sit still for a game of checkers -- but i love Mahjong
    5. toracat toracat, 9 years ago
      Hi I learned to play Mahjong in China, but I would need a refresher course to get back into it! What a great game it is! Also I hear the USA plays a different version? Yes I play chess but not for a long time, Thanks for the contact cornhusker! Don

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