Fabulously soviet handmade chess set! A magnificent polished board in the form of a book with inlaid wood of various species.
Very popular Soviet image of 3 heroes based on the painting by Viktor Vasnetsov. These are the main characters of Russian epics Dobrynya Nikitich, Ilya Muromets and Alyosha Popovich. Please note that the weight of the chess set with packaging is up to 4 kg! 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: Chess board old vintage condition with numerous traces of use (please pay attention to the cracked varnish). Chess pieces are in good vintage condition, there is a small chip on a dark pawn on the. In the general photo of dark figures.
Look carefully at the photo : 32 pcs. Chess board (unfolded) 42 cm 61 cm (16.5 in24 in). Playing field - without letters and numbers - 22 cm22cm (8.66 in 8.66 in). King 6.5 cm (2.56 in). Pawn 2.5 cm (0.98 in).
The item "Fastship Book chess set Soviet russian wooden intarsia Vintage USSR antique" is in sale since Saturday, March 6, 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.