In 1964 I purchased an ivory chess set from a Chinese merchant in Aden. The 'black' pieces are stained red/brown ivory, they are plain style pieces. The unusual thing is that many of the pieces unscrew to reveal tiny secret compartments, anyone shed some light on the set?
Hello, visitor - if You have something of interest to say re collecting chess pieces, something in these pages - this is the place to contribute. Everything of interest is welcome .....
"Deutsche Bundesform" - I find myself in the situation of having to answer my own post - but here is an interesting answer to it, and a bit of information.
Welcome to this site dedicated to chess collecting in all forms. Basically, I would like to
Every now and then on ebay - the chess collectors evening course, if he knows how to read between the pages! - I see chess sets of a decidedly modern cut pop up, which also appears on the title page of Kurt Richter's Tournament book from the Chess Olymnpiad Munich 1936! Comments required.....