Amazing Amber (Ambroid) chess set! Produced by Kaliningrad Plastic-Products Industrial Association for the Moscow Olympics, 1980. In Soviet times, the ambroid was obtained from baltic amber chips. It was melted at high temperature and compressed into a solid mass under pressure.
This technology is now considered too expensive. Polished board closes with internal latches. It's beautiful in its simplicity, the graceful figures in the old Soviet style. Even if you do not play chess, and are not related to this intellectual sport, chess sets are always nice to have in your house as a kind of decoration for your apartment. Makes a fabulous gift for a chess lover.Condition: good vintage with traces of time. Look carefully at the photo : 32 pcs. Polished hess board 41 cm 41 cm (16.14 in16.14 in).
King 10 cm (3.94 in). Pawn 4.5 cm (1.77 in).
The item "Amber soviet chess set 80s Russian Vintage USSR ambroid antique" is in sale since Saturday, June 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Games\Chess\Vintage Chess". The seller is "truenixie" and is located in Kiev. This item can be shipped worldwide.