Offering a fabulous chess set replica from 1963, made by Adult Leisure Products Corporation.
This rare set was reproduced directly from antiquities in the collection of The Museum of the American Indian, New York.
The set is complete with board, and comes in the original box which tells, on the cover, the discovery history of each piece. The set is an exact replica except that the originals in the museum were carved of serpentine and quartzite. It is hard to say what these are carved of. They are not plastic. Maybe resin. Someone suggested vegetable ivory which was then dyed. I just don't know, but it is solid and heavy.
The chess board is only cardboard and has suffered a separation of the spine which was then taped over at the back.
The box is somewhat bumped and bruised, tape holding the corners together and a scattering of stains here and there.
The chess pieces are complete and in excellent undamaged shape. Bottoms are felt covered. The Kings measure 5" in height and the pawns 2 1/4".
The King is
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