Thu, 8th Apr 2021 10:30

The Silver Auction

 
  Lot 432
 

A SILVER AND SILVER GILT CHESS SET BY CYRIL ENDFIELD LONDON

Sold for £1,000


Condition Report

- Chess pieces in good to fair condition overall. Some signs of wear throughout including scratches, discolouration and some small marks. 


- Chess board in fair to worn condition. Silver squares of chess board are worn and  marked (see photos). 


- Additional photographs added 

 

SILVER AND SILVER GILT CHESS SET,
maker Cyril Endfield, London 1972, comprising thirty-two pieces, 2cm - 3.6cm high, in fitted case with chess board

Note: The chess set is an example of the official commemorative chess set for the 1972 chess match between the American player Bobby Fischer and the Russian Boris Spassky.

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