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The Imperial Series Luxury Chessmen
4.4" King Height - The Distinctive Collection
Not Available Anywhere Else
Sold Exclusively via eBay.com
To pamper you, The House
of Staunton is proud to offer the Imperial Series Luxury
Chess Set from our Distinctive
Collection, which feature exotic color
combinations never before seen on a set of Chessmen!
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 Imperial Collector 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 and feature a rich Dark Red (Black
Army) and Mother of Pearl (White Army)
Chess pieces are heavily weighted with
luxurious billiard cloth base pads
and a beautiful finish. The Collector Series Luxury
Chess set has been crafted to replicate the design and
proportions of the original Staunton pattern Chessmen,
registered by Nathaniel Cook in March of 1849 and
first manufactured by Jaques of London in September
1849. The distinctive feature of this set is the the open-mitered Bishop
and original Knight design,
which was originally sculpted by the Maestro, Frank A. Camaratta, Jr.
With it's downturned head, flowing mane and aggressive
facial expression. this is one of the finest Knights
ever to grace the 64 square battlefield.
As with all House of Staunton Chessmen, they exemplify the perfect combination of beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!
The Imperial Collector 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 72
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.
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Hawaii and Alaska are subject to a $15.00 Shipping Surcharge. We are
sorry, but because we ship via Fedex Ground, we can not ship to PO
SHIPPING - INTERNATIONAL
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About The House of Staunton
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!
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!
The House of Staunton
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