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Rare English Silver-Gilt Book-Form Chess and Backgammon Game Board, circa 1976

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Rare English silver-gilt book-form chess and backgammon game board, circa 1976. This exceptional and rare solid silver chess board converts into a backgammon board and can also be placed in a bookshelf to add more opulence. (3 in 1). This was most definitely a private commissioned piece by the House of Garrard or Asprey London. The exterior with chess board, the interior with backgammon board, lined with red velvet, hallmarked on both sides, import marks for International Bullion & Metal Brokers When closed lying flat: 3" high x 18" wide x 10" deep When opened as chess or backgammon board: 18" length x 19.5" wide Weighs: 280 ounces Excellent condition, ready to use. Light scratches, gilting rubbed in some areas.

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  • Place of Origin
    United Kingdom
  • Date of Manufacture
    1976
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 19.5 in. x W 18 in. x Dm 3 in.H 495.3 mm x W 457.2 mm x Dm 76.2 mm
  • Diameter
    3 in. (76.2 mm)
  • Weight
    280 Ounces
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU149427014442
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