The Imperial Collector Series Luxury Chess Pieces with Brass Weighting - 4.4" King
- The House of Staunton
- Set Weight:
- 82 ounces (2.32 kg)
- The House of Staunton
- King Height:
- 4.4'' inch / 11.18 cm
- Base Diameter:
- 2.0'' inch / 5.0 cm
- Basepad Material:
- The Kings Feature English Leather Embossed with House of Staunton Logo. All Other Pieces Feature Luxurious Green Baize.
- Includes Board:
- The Chess Board featured is for photographic purposes only and must be purchased separately
- Total Pieces:
- 34 Chess Pieces, including 2 Additional Queens (for Pawn Promotion)
- Recommended Board Size:
- 2.5 inch / 6.4 cm"
THESE CHESS PIECES HAVE BEEN WEIGHTED WITH BRASS DISCS AFFIXED TO THEIR BASES. AS A RESULT, THESE PIECES WILL NOT DEVELOP HAIRLINE CRACKS LIKE TRADITIONALLY WEIGHTED CHESS SETS
"The Maestro has improved upon perfection by combining our legendary Collector Series Chessmen with the Imperial Knight, without a doubt one of the finest Knight designs ever produced."
To pamper you, The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Imperial Collector Series Luxury Chess set. This full-tournament sized Chess set features. A full club-sized Chess set, it features a 4.4" King with a 1.9" 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 embossed English Leather base pads under the Kings, luxurious billiard cloth base pads on the other Chess pieces. The Collector Series Luxury Chess set has been crafted to replicate the design and proportions of the original Staunton pattern Chessmen, registered by Nathaniel Cooke 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 of our Chessmen, the Imperial Collector Series Luxury Chess set exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct 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 Chess Set comes with a Individually Numbered Certificate of Authenticity and an original manufacturer's plaque indicating the production number, with an adhesivebacking that would allow it to be affixed to the underside of a Chess box.