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CS 1 SMALL CAMELOTCS 1 SMALL CAMELOT
This is a miniature set featuring King Arthur of the Round Table,
who holds his famous sword Excalibur.His Queen is Guinevere.
The King is approximately 80mm high


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CS 2 AZTECCS 2 AZTEC
The set is a reproduction of the traditional design produced to
the present day in Mexico from Onyx. The pieces are obelisks
of varying height with designs on their faces made by horizontal
and diagonal cuts.The King is approximatley 90mm high.
The King is approximately 90mm high


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CS 3 GILGAMISHCS 3 GILGAMISH
Gilgamish was reputedly the Assyro-Babylonian King of Sumer in 3000B.C.
He was a courageous hero and is shown holding a Lion and a Snake.The
Queen symbolozes Ishtar,the goddess of love & war.The Knight is represented
by a human-headed winged Bull from the Palace of Saron II. Two or three of
such Bulls are in the British museum.The King is approximately 100mm high.


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CS 4 LEWISCS 4 LEWIS
This set is made up of a selection from 78 interesting chesmen
discovered in 1831 in a underground chamber at Androil on the
West coast of the Isle of Lewis. It is thought they were carved
in Scandinavia circ 1172 and most of the pieces are now in the
British Museum.The King is 85mm high.



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CS 5 ROMANCS 5 ROMAN
The set features Julius Ceasar as the King, and his wife as the Queen. Both are dressed in togas. A Senator represents the Bishop and a Legionaire wearing a plumed helmet represents the Pawn. The King is 95mm high.


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CS 6 SYMBOLICCS 6 SYMBOLIC
This is a simple set which combines the attraction of 'something different' with the easily recognised shapes of the Staunton Set. The pieces have the character of middle English King,Queen,Bishop and Pawn.The King is 90mm high.


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CS 7 EGYPTIANCS 7 EGYPTIAN
The main figure in this set is the King or Pharaoh. The Queen is wearing a head dress typical of the period. Representing the Knight is a sphinx; these were built as tombs for the Pharaohs and had a Lion's body but a human face. The Rook is easilt recognisable as apyramid, the best known feature of ancient Egypt. The Pawn completes the set as a Egyptian warrior. The King is 100mm high.


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CS 8 MEDIEVALCS 8 MEDIEVAL
Based on a forteenth century German Set, and somewhat similar to the Lewis pieses, the Medieval set features the King, Queen and Bishop on thrones with elaborately carved backs. The King's throne features warriors, the Queen's features ladies in waiting, and the Bishops features musicians. The rock, a warrior musician, stands on a castle, and is the first known example of the Rook deing associated with a castle.
The King is 100mm high.


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CS 9 ORIENTALCS 9 ORIENTAL
This ia a reproduction of an early nineteenth century Sinhalese set which was carved in ivory and ebony. The King is a Buddha (the Enlightened) and the Queen is represented by a figure in the state of nirvana (the stae in Buddhiem in which individuality becomes extinct by being absorbed into the Supreme Spirit). The castle is yet another example of the use of an elephant for this piece. The king is 125mm high.


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CS 10 PEKINGCS 10 PEKING
This beautifully detailed set was originally carved in Indian Ivory during the nineteenth century, The king and Queens ( or Emperor and Empress) are featured sitting on ornate thrones. The Bishop is seen as a footsoldier whereas the Knight is mounted on horseback. A pagoda represents the Rook.The King is 98mm high.


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CS 11 PLANTAGANETCS 11 PLANTAGANET
A very stable set of easily recognised pieces, the King and Queen appear in the dress of early England, and the Queen has a long flowing hair. The Bishop carries a cross in one hand, and scroll in the other.The solider Pawn holds a shield bearing the emblem of a bird as a coat of arms. The King is 110mm high.


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CS 12 LIONHEARTCS 12 LIONHEART
Afeature of this set isthe chain-maildress of the King,Queen,Bishop and Pawn.The King holds a broadsword in one hand and a scepture in the other, whilst the Queen holds a draw-string purde. The knight is represented by a elegent horse head on a ornate pedestal, and the set is typical of silver and guilt set made in England and Italy from the sixteenth century onwards. The King is 105mm high.


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CS 14 VICTORIANCS 14 VICTORIAN
This very unusal set depicts characters with expressive faces for the King,Queen and Bishop, with an equally impressive,sculptured face for the Knight. The Rook is represented by a castellated tower, and the Pawn is a carved piece topped with an orb. The King is 110mm high.


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CS 15 REGALCS 15 REGAL
A bespoke set to Atrcrafts featuring bustd of the significant pieces. A very robust set with each playing piece very distinguishable. The King is 85mm high.


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CS 16 BRITISH BIRDSCS 16 BRITISH BIRDS
The King is the majestic eagle who perches upon his crown as king of the birds.Perced upon a Queen's crown is the elegent peahen, a domesticated British bird which has intrucately detailed tailed feathers.The Bishop ia aptly portrayed as an owl who rests on an orb. A Knight's helmet, surmounted by a hooded falcon represents the Knight, and a raven, normally associated with the Tower of London, serves as the Castle or Rook. Cheeky kingfisher Pawns complete this much admired set. The King is 110mm high.


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CS 17 CHINESE FIGURECS 17 CHINESE FIGURE
Mounted on identical bases, the original fiqures of this set were painstakingly carved from ivory by expert craftsman during the last centuary. Modern technology enabkes faithful replicas of this beautifully proportioned set to be cast from latex moulds. The set is highly cedorative, and the expressions on the faces of the pieces are remarkably realistic. The King is 120mm high.


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CS 18 CHINESE RATCS 18 CHINESE RAT
The most unusal set depicts rats faces and tails on otherwise human forms, and the figures are dressed in traditional Chinese garb. The Queen holds a fan in her human hands, and the Bishop holds an object resembling a mace. The Kinight is on horseback. The eat representing the Castle holds a sword, and the set, which is thought to be of eighteenth centuary Chinese origin, is completed by pawns which also carry weapons. The King is 120mm high.


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CS 19 JAPANESE GODS OF LUCKCS 19 JAPANESE GODS OF LUCK
The pieces of this finely detailed set represents deities worshipped particularly during the Japanese New Year festivals. The King is Bishamon the warrior, the Queen is Benten the maiden, the Bishop is fukurokujo the Philosopher, the Knight Ebisu the worker and the Castle is Jorojin the god of longevity. There are two Pawns, Daikoku and hotei, the gods of wealth and happiness, and of wisdom.The King is 105mm high.


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CS 20 LARGE CAMELOTCS 20 LARGE CAMELOT
This set represents a romantic period in history when Knights were bold and fought for the honour of a fair maiden. it is based on the myth about King Arthur and the Knights of the round table. King Arthur and his Queen Guinevere are the main fiqures with the King holding his fabled sword Excalibur which legend says he pulled out of a stone. The knight brandishing a sword is Sir Lancelot who was one of the Knights of the round table, he is wearing armour and a visored helmet, decorated with plumes. The King is 130mm high.


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CS 21 LARGE ROMANCS 21 LARGE ROMAN
Although the name suggests a scaled up version of the smaller set, these pieces are in fact totally different. Julius caesar, the Roman general and stateman who was murdered in the Senate, is the King. He is armed with a sword and carring his seal. The Bishop is represented by a bearer holding his company standard of a eagle. A Garrison represents the Rook, and the Pawn is a heavily-armoured legionaire carring a sword and a shield. The Queen is wearing a toga which both men and women of this period wore. The King is 125mm high.


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CS 22 MANDARIN NO 1CS 22 MANDARIN NO 1
This beautiful set comprises replicas of pieces from differnt sets carved in ivory in China during the nineteenth centuary. The King and Queen resemble pieces of a Kand-Hs'(1662-1722) set of the Ch'ing dynasty(1644-1912), and the Bishop annd Castle are similiar to pieces from a Ch'len Lung set(1736-1795). The original Castle propably featured a pennant flying from a flagpole attached to the chair on the elephants back. The sey is completed by a horseman mounted on a rearing horse, with a footsolider as Pawn. All pieces are mounted on matching octagonal bases. The King is 135mm high.


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CS 23 MANDARIN NO 2CS 23 MANDARIN NO 2
These majestic pieces are based on the original carvings produced in China by craftsmen during the 18th and 19th centuries. The Queen has a topknot , the traditional hair=style of Chinese Ladies, and more often than not the men as well. The knight is represented by a saddled horse, the Rook by an elephant, and the Pawn by a rather fiercesome looking character based on the buddhist Lion.The King is 130mm high.


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CS 24 NAPOLEONCS 24 NAPOLEON
Standing nobly in the familiar pose of having his left arm across his chest is the French General Napoleon Bonaparte as King. Dressed simply but elegantly is Josephine as Queen. Both Bishop and Pawn are footsoliers in full French military regalia; the Bishop is carring a sword and the Pawn a musket. The Knight is represented by a helmeted stronghold. Napoleon who was exiled to the small island of Elba off the coast of Italy is reputed to have been a great chess player himself. The King is 125mm high.


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CS 25 VIKINGCS 25 VIKING
The name "Viking" is derived from what the Norsemen of Denmark and other cold Scandinavian countries, used to call themselves. which was "men of the viks or creeks". They are noted for pillaging and killing needlessly which is why the King, Bishop, Knight and Pawn are all portrayed in battle-dress and carring either a sword or an axe. The Queen is simply garbed and is wearing a headband. The King is approximately 125mm high.


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CS 26 MIKADOCS 26 MIKADO
This set is based on the elongated Japenese Style, with each figurine piece being highly decorative. A very elegant set. The King is approximately 160mm heigh.


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CS 27 CLASSICALCS 27 CLASSICAL
This set is based uopn well-known statues, the most famous of which is Michaelangelo's David which represents the King. The Knight is a horse's head upon a fluted column, and the Castle is Rodins "The Thinker". The Pawn is based upon the Florentine Lion. the pieces are very stable, and unlikely to be knocked over during play. The King is approximately 150mm heigh.


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CS 28 ELIZABETHANCS 28 ELIZABETHAN
The set is headed by William cecil(Lord Burghley) who was Elizabeth I's most distinguished minster. Elizabeth I is of course the Queen, regally attired in a high-ruffed decorative dress as befitting the period. The Bishop is Sir Christoper Hatton who became Lord Chancellor. Sir Francis Drake, who was reportedly playing a game og bowls whilst the Spanish Armada approached, represents the Knight. A typical Elizabethan style house is the Rook, and th complete the set is Sir Francis' Galleon " The Golden Hind" as the Pawn. The king is 120mm high.


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CS 29 HENRY VIIICS 29 HENRY VIII
Henry VIII obviously features as the King in this magnificent set. His is propably best remembered for having six wifes; teo of which he divorced and two of which he had exected. The Queen in this set was his second wife;Anne Boleyn, who gave birth to the future Queen of England, Elizabeth I. Henry's Bishop is Sir Thomas moore who is grandly attried in his chain of office as chancellor. A yeoman of the Guard represents the Knight. The White Tower represents the Rook, and the Pawns is a masked executioner. The King is approximately 120mm high.


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CS 30 REYNARD THE FOXCS 30 REYNARD THE FOX
The Reynard the Fox chess set is a reproduction of models made by Von Kaulbach to illustrate the thirteenth century Flemish tale of Reynard the Fox, as translated into German by goethe in 1867. The original pieces are now in the Historiches Stadt museum in Munich.The Bishop is Reynard himself, and in the fable he gets into numerous difficulties, always escaping by blaming others. There are three types of Pawn, Monkey Hares ans Rams, opposing sides may be cast in any one or two or both. The king is approximately 190mm high.


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Chess Tile MouldChess Tile Mould
This six tile mould has a Tudor design. The squares are 50mm x 50mm. The tiles can be made in two different colours or turn a tile upside down to display a plain tile. The tiles can be used with Stone/Moulding powder or a Resin Mix.


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