eBay
  • Daily Deals
  • Gift Cards
  • Sell
  • Help & Contact
  • Shop Gifts

Bidding has ended on this item.
This is a private listing. Sign in to view your status or learn more about private listings.

 
Ships to:
Worldwide
Delivery:
 
Ships to:
Worldwide

Details about  House of Staunton Chess Set - Parthenon Bld Rosewood

See original listing
House of Staunton Chess Set - Parthenon Bld Rosewood
House-of-Staunton-Chess-Set-Parthenon-Bld-Rosewood
Item Sold
Item condition:
New
Ended:
Sep 04, 2011
Winning bid:
US $227.50
8 bids ]
Shipping:
$15.35 Standard Shipping | See details
Item location:
Toney, Alabama, United States

Description

eBay item number:
230665866447
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Item specifics

Condition:
New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item (including handmade items). See the seller's listing ... Read moreabout the condition
 
 The House of Staunton - fine chess sets, houseofstaunton.com house of staunton fine chess sets chess boards, staunton pattern chess sets pieces
 Make House of Staunton a Favorite Seller Contact Us About Us
fine staunton wooden chess sets the house of staunton chess sets
Why Settle for Less
               When You can Own
house of staunton, chess sets, chess boards, staunton pattern chess setsthe  Legend!
fine signature chess boards

Manufacturer of the World's Finest Chess Equipmentstaunton




Over 5000 Positive Feedbacks
99.8% Positive Feedback

 

 

Receive exciting news & information on House of Staunton Products, as well as valuable coupons, subscriber-only discounts and new product announcements.

Contact us
for more information!

 

 


 

house of staunton




    The Parthenon Series Chessmen 
                                       Boxwood & Blood Rosewood – 4.4" King Height

"Designed by the Maestro Frank A. Camaratta, Jr., an elegant Chess set that combines the essence of classical
Greek architecture with modern styling to create a true artistic masterpiece that is as beautiful as it is functional."


The Parthenon Series Chessmen are shown on our Coffeewood Signature Chessboard, which must be purchased separately.

Wood
Hand Carved

4.4"

2.0"

78 Ounces

4

34 Pieces

2.375" - 2.5"

 

Nothing can heighten your Chess playing experience more than the feel and weight of finely crafted Staunton Chess set. We are proud to offer the Parthenon Series Luxury Chess set. A full Club-sized Chess set, it features a 4.4" King with a 2.0" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with gold embossed English Leather base pads under the Kings, luxurious billiard cloth base pads on the other Chess pieces and a beautiful finish. As its name implies, the design of the Parthenon Series Luxury Chess Set was heavily inspired by the Maestro's passion for Greek architecture. Like the temple for which they are named, these Chessmen capture the elegant, slender proportions of the Parthenon's iconic columns and are simply magnificent. The Parthenon Series Luxury Chess set is a true masterpiece and would make a wonderful additional to any Chess collection.

As with all House of Staunton Chessmen, they exemplify the perfect combination of beauty and functionality. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!

The Pathenon Series Chessmen are exquisitely carved and very heavily weighted, with a 4.4" King and a 2.0" diameter base. The chessmen weigh a massive 78 ounces. The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton over 10 years ago. The Chess Set comes with a personalized Certificate of Authenticity and an original manufacturer's plaque indicating the production number, with an adhesive backing that would allow it to be affixed to the underside of a Chess box.


   

These Chessmen are crafted from premium Boxwood & Blood Rosewood. Blood Rosewood is a very rare and expensive hardwood that has a very striking appearance. It is red/burgundy in color that will darken over time and eventually have the color of a dark red wine. For more than 4,000 years, Blood Rosewood has been widely regarded as a sacred wood by Asian cultures and is treasured for its aromatic and medicinal properties.

 

   
                  
            ADDITIONAL IMAGES - CLICK FOR HIGH RESOLUTION VERSIONS 



The Parthenon Chess Set
Boxwood / Blood Rosewood
On Bloodwood Signature Contemporary

The Parthenon Chess Set
Boxwood / Blood Rosewood
On Bloodwood Signature Contemporary

The Parthenon Chess Set
Boxwood / Blood Rosewood
On Elm Burl / Ebony Superior Chessboard

Note: The Chessboard/s shown in this listing are for photographic purposes only and are not included with the purchase of these Chessmen.

 


                  
            TERMS & CONDITIONS 

TERMS OF PURCHASE
We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, PayPal. We expect payment within one week (7 days) of purchase. If you need additional time to make payment, please contact us and we would be happy to work with you. While we hate to do it, we WILL report non-payment of purchases if necessary. 

SHIPPING - DOMESTIC CUSTOMERS
We ship by UPS Ground to addresses within the continental United States with full insurance and package tracking via UPS.com. We're sorry, but this means that we can not ship to PO Boxes. For the exact shipping and handling costs to your zip code, please use the Shipping Calculator provided. APO, Hawaiian and Alaskan customers should contact us prior to purchasing to determine the shipping charges.  

SHIPPING - INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS
If you are interested in bidding on this item, you must CONTACT US BEFORE PLACING A BID to determine the shipping charges. International customers that remit payment via PayPal or Credit Cards must have their merchandise shipped via UPS International Air to meet the established requirements for PROOF OF DELIVERY on all shipments in the case of a dispute. This policy is strictly enforced to protect both the House of Staunton and our customers.  

Please contact us at sales@houseofstaunton.com or phone us at +1.256.858.8070 for your exact shipping costs. If you are the successful buyer but do not first confirm the shipping charges, you are still expected by both The House of Staunton, Inc. and eBay to complete the transaction under the terms specified in the listing. Please do both of us a favor and CONTACT US BEFORE PLACING A BID.

When shipping internationally, delays or additional fees assessed by your country's customs department are beyond our control. Our customers are strongly encouraged to research their country's importing rules and if any additional fees, such as GST, duties or VAT are applicable. These fees are not included in the shipping costs and regrettably,  are your responsibility. If you have any questions, we encourage you to contact your local Customs Officer to determine if any such fees are applicable to your purchase. We have no access to that information and will not be able to assist you in this matter.

COMBINED SHIPPING DISCOUNT
Yes, we offer a combined shipping discount! For domestic customers, the shipping cost for each additional item purchased is just $5.00. The average customer will save $12.00 in shipping charges per each additional item purchased via our combined shipping discount. To be eligible for the combined shipping discount, all of the items being purchased must ship at the same time..

 

       

            ABOUT THE HOUSE OF STAUNTON


"Nothing can heighten your Chess playing experience more than the feel and weight of finely crafted Staunton Chess set." 

Headquartered in the United States, The House of Staunton manufacturers the world's finest Chess equipment. Our offerings include Chess sets, Chess boards and Chess boxes of all types and for all budgets. Whether your looking for a plastic Chess set to use at your local Chess club or a luxurious heirloom Chess set to pass on to future generations, you'll find it at The House of Staunton. Our products are crafted from a wide range of materials, including such luxurious materials as Ebony, Blood Rosewood, Amboyna Burl and 40,000 year-old Wooly Mammoth Ivory. We invite you to indulge yourself and discover what countless other Chess enthusiasts know - The House of Staunton offers the finest Chess Equipment - bar none!

Our Chess products have been prominently featured in countless movies, television shows, print ads, book covers and comic strips. This prestigious list includes NBC�s The West Wing starring Martin Sheen and Rob Lowe, Warner Bros` Wild, Wild West starring Will Smith, Sony Pictures� The Luzhin Defense starring John Turturro and the recent Disney film The Hoax, starring Richard Gere and Alfred Molina.

The House of Staunton - Why settle for less when you can own the legend!  
 


Our large showroom features many 
of our Products on display.
Visitors are encouraged to touch.


Our Chess Museum features
Antique Chess sets that date
back to the 16th Century.


Our 12,000 ft2 facility is
the largest Chess-only
facility in the United States.

 


The House of Staunton is proud to be an official sponsor and the exclusive equipment provider of the United States Chess Championship, making us truly The Chessmen of Champions! - When America's top Chess professionals battle for the US Chess Championship (shown above), they use House of Staunton Chessmen! 

We Accept
visamastercarddiscoveramerican expresspaypal

The House of Staunton

The House of StauntonManufacturer of the World's Finest Chess Equipment
Questions? Email Inquires: sales@houseofstaunton.com - Telephone Inquiries +1 (256) 858-8070 CST

................................................

Copyright (C) 2007 The House of Staunton, Inc. All Rights Reserved • "The House of Staunton" is a registered trademark of The House of Staunton, Inc..
All images and information contained in this listing is copyrighted by the House of Staunton, Inc. and any unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.
Champion likenesses are used under permission from the U.S. Chess Federation and does not imply individual product endorsement.



Powered by eBay Turbo Lister
The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.

Questions and answers about this item

No questions or answers have been posted about this item.




Place bid

Time left:
Current bid:
(Approximately ##1##)
Shipping:
Import charges:
Your max bid:
Your max bid:
By clicking Confirm bid, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder.
By clicking Confirm bid, you are committing to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder and have read and agree to the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab. Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase you maximum bid amount.
Cancel
Loading...
Resume bidding, if the page does not update immediately.
Place bid
Review and confirm your bid
Bid confirmation
d
h
m
s
day
hour
hours
FREE shipping
See item description
(Approximately ##1##)
(Enter ##1## or more)
(Enter more than ##1##)
Your max bid:
Increase max bid
Place bid
Confirm bid
Increase max bid
Cancel
Change bid
Close
, you've been outbid. Don't let it get away - bid again!
, you're the highest bidder on this item. Hope you win it!
, you're the first bidder. Hope you win!
, you're currently the high bidder, but you're close to getting outbid.
, this auction is almost over and you're currently the high bidder.
, you're the high bidder, but the reserve price hasn't been met.
Please enter your bid again.
Please enter a valid number as the bid price.
Enter an amount that is equal or greater than the minimum bid required. This can be found under the bid entry box.
Maximum bids can't be lowered once they're submitted.
This seller requires the buyer to have a PayPal account to purchase this item. Get a PayPal account here .
Your bid is greater than or equal to the Buy It Now price. We recommend you purchase this item via Buy It Now. If you still wish to bid, you may do so below.
Time left:
Current bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Your maximum bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Increase your maximum bid:
By clicking 1 Click Bid, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder. Learn moreabout 1-click bid - opens in a new window or tab
day
hour
min
sec
days
hours
mins
secs
(approximately ##1##)
Winning bid:
Starting bid:
Close
Congrats! The auction has ended and you're the winner.
The auction has ended, but the reserve price was not met.
Sorry, the auction has ended and you were outbid.
Good news, you're the high bidder.
Sorry, you've been outbid.
You're the high bidder, but the reserve price is not met.
Please enter a higher amount than the current bid.
Maximum bids cannot be lowered once submitted.
Please enter a valid number.