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Mark of Westminster Chess Pieces are in wood staunton chess piece design. The chess pieces by Mark Of Westminster have been known for their heirloom quality. Each chess set is exclusive, with a printed certificate of authenticity that serves as a lifetime warranty for natural defect. Each chess piece is hand-carved, has felt bottoms, extra queens, and the signature Mark of Westminster Logo beneath the king.
The design has a very classic chess piece style with the right amount of fancy detail. These chess pieces are Cardinal Rosewood and Boxwood, which can suit almost any board color, however Mahogany, Macassar, and Walnut chess boards are most popular. Rosewood Chess Pieces vary from medium to dark brown, and is preferred due to elegant appearance and strong grain variation. As a midrange wood, it is more affordable than some of the more exotic rosewoods. Boxwood Chess Pieces is the standard for ‘white’ chess pieces in hand-carved sets. It is a easy wood to work with, and shows off good detail.
The Presidential luxury chess boards by Mark of Westminster are premier, furniture quality, real-wood veneer inlays. This style, available only through the Mark of Westminster line, is a quarter inch thicker than most other chess boards. Most noticeable, the Presidential Series has black beveled edging that brings elegance. It also a unique mosaic with maple, mahogany, and black that is stylish, also brings in color that allows it to match well with any chess set. These boards have felt-pad feet for protection of both the board and your own furniture. Less than 100 of these chess boards are produced each year, and each come with a certificate of authenticity with serial number.
Pieces made in India. Board made in Spain.
King Height: 4″
King Base: 1-9/16″
Board Size: 23″ x 23″ x .75″
Square Size: 2-1/4″
Double Queens: 3-1/4″