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The Admiral Series II Staunton Chess Pieces in Bud Rosewood & Box Wood - 4.5" King

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Material: Bud Rosewood (Diospyros ebenum)/ Boxwood (Gardenia latifolia)


Dimensions:   King Height - 4.48" (114 mm)
                        King Base - 1.88" (48 mm)
                        Pawn Height - 2.28" (58 mm)
                        Pawn Base - 1.37" (35 mm)


You're getting: 34 pieces (2 Queens included); Board and Storage Box is not included.

Weight
: 2370 grams approx. (83.59 oz). Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.


Recommended Board Size: (2.1" - 2.5")/(55 mm - 65 mm) sq.

Shipping
: FedEx 4-6 days delivery for North America, UK, AU, EU, IN
                   IndiaPost 15-25 days delivery for rest of the world - Know More

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:  Taxes/Customs charges are included.


 

Features
Chess Pieces Details Height Base
King   4.48" (114 mm) 1.88" (48 mm)
Queen 3.70" (94 mm)  1.77" (45 mm)
Bishop 3.34" (85 mm)  1.57" (40 mm)
Knight 3.07" (78 mm) 1.57" (40 mm)
Rook 2.59" (66 mm) 1.57" (40 mm)
Pawn 2.28" (58 mm) 1.37" (35 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Set 2370 grams approx. (83.59 oz)
Dark Pieces Bud Rosewood
Light Pieces Boxwood
Recommended Board Size (2.1" - 2.5")/(55 mm - 65 mm) sq.

Features: This imposing chess set "The Admiral Series" in Staunton pattern, is made up of bud rosewood and boxwood. The King proudly stands at 4.48 inches and its base is robust 1.88 inches. This is a version 2.0 featuring the magnificent and all new robust knights. 

Dark chess pieces are exquisitely crafted in bud rosewood. Because of its rarity, bud rosewood chess pieces are the primary choice of many chess enthusiasts. Bud rose wood is an alluring wood and probably the most admired wood for luxury chess sets.

The opposing pieces are made up of boxwood which is traditionally used for white side. It is one of the fairly easy woods to work with and shows off aesthetic detail. The set comes with free extra queens for effortless pawn promotion. All chess pieces are expertly carved and triple weighted for fantastic hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden chess board. King, Queens, Bishops, Rooks and Pawns have unique collar rings and thick green felts, which precisely envelops the base for smooth movement on the chess board. The knights are well-crafted and represent the highest grade of knight carving skills that our Indian artisans have to offer.

Craftsmanship: The carving of the knight is quite spectacular, look closely at the eyes, nostrils, teeth and, details around the mane. The design of the other pieces is also highly commended to allow the set to truly stand out. They are meticulously handcrafted from the finest grade bud rosewood and polished by hand to give it a rich and long lasting shine. Each chessmen is carefully hand crafted in India with dainty details. Superb size proportioning from king to the pawn exhibits true intricate craftsmanship in all the pieces. The design, quality, and craftsmanship of these chess pieces is comparable to the luxury chess sets that are sold for $1000+ by other retailers.

Design Inspiration: War Admiral was an American thoroughbred racehorse, also known as the fourth winner of the American Triple Crown. He also won the title "Horse of the Year" in 1937. War Admiral was elected to the Hall of Fame in the same year as arch-rival Seabiscuit and ranked #13 in The Blood-Horse ranking of the top 100 US thoroughbred champions. Inspired by the famous horse War Admiral, our Admiral II Series personifies the legacy of the War Admiral. The lifelike details at the mane and a distinctive head shape of the knight represent the War Admiral horse in full gallop.

Uniformity of pieces: The shapes of turned pieces are guided by metal profiles and so all turned pieces are identical, especially the pawns. You can expect some variation where hand carving or cutting comes i.e. knights.

These grandeur chess pieces have an elegant visual appeal that blends well for permanent display on a cocktail table. Matching chess board for these pieces is available at our web store at extra cost. Shop Here

Package Includes : 34 Chessmen(2 extra queens included). chess board NOT included in this sale. 

Disclaimer: Product color may slightly vary due to photographic lighting sources or your monitor settings.

Caution: These chess pieces are neither waterproof nor UV-resistant

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Customer Reviews
Absolutely piece of an Art!! Review by Steve
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This is one of the best chess luxury sets I've ever own. Knights are gorgeous. The quality of pieces is top notch. Furthermore, I was impressed with the prompt shipping and arrival of the chess set. (Posted on 8/7/2017)

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