Travel Sets are often invariably pegged sets - or magnetic sets, which usually are not very old. But some small "normal" sets also fall into this category, as well as wallet sets for correspondence analysis...
Finely turned wooden version of the above - who made these sets? Boxwood and ebony, warped marquetry on the board. This set is inscribed on the inside felt with the name of a british navy salt who owned it still in 1940....