Jaques Staunton Chess Sets were manufactured from the mid 19th century onwards in England. They were designed by Nathaniel Cooke and named after the legendary player of the time Howard Staunton. The Jaques chess pieces series started in the year 1849 and were manufactured till 1939. They were mostly manufactured for chess clubs and the concept of kingside stamping was started by them. Loved by collectors’ community, the most famous among them are 1849 J Jaques Cook Type Knight which were manufactured from 1849 till 1850. Several tweaks were made in almost every Jaques Chess Sets made during those days. Other popular early Jaques sets are 1851 Morphy style J Jaques Staunton set, the 1852 Harrwitz and 1855 Anderssen. Later, some other popular designs were developed by J.Jaques Staunton like 1860 Anderssen drop jaw, 1865 Steinitz, 1880 Lasker, 1885 Pre-Hartson, 1900 Marshall and 1925 Broadbent. These styles become so popular that all modern chess sets are based on their patterns.
The collector community pays a high premium for complete Antique Jaques chess sets so much so that it has been nearly impossible to buy an original Jaques set for an average person. The Reproduced Jaques Sets by chessbazaar is a sincere effort in bringing these reproductions of Jaques series at most affordable prices and top-notch quality. Almost all our reproductions come with Kingside knight and rook stamping. The special antique color treatment to the boxwood pieces perfectly replicates the patina on the antique boxwood side. Chessbazaar has also introduced the reproduction of 1849 Staunton in camel bone in size 3.5" King. Our Jaques range of Staunton Chess Sets is amongst the best reproductions available in the market. Add a piece of history to your collection, now! To match these historical reproductions, we also offer a wide range of beautiful chess boards in a variety of woods, finishes and sizes.