Metal Chess Sets
This involves a large group of chess sets - could be in any kind of metal, from lead to gold! My sets belong basically to the largest group - made in foundry molds. Living in the Iberian peninsula, I have also noted how many daily newspapers once in a while will edit a chess set - one piece a day or a week - in order to fidelize their readers...
Souvenir from Jerusalem
Massive and heavy bust set - kings stand 90 mm and weigh over 450 g (1 pound!). The irregular bases show this to be a set made from an older mold - the mold ridges run at the side and have been carefully removed and polished! Quite impressive to handle - and to display. Still made by Italfama, but not in this massive quality....