SAC Lewis Chessmen

SAC Lewis Chessmen

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  • SAC Lewis Chessmen - hand made in the UK
  • 3.5 inch King
  • Made from ground stone resin
  • Chessmen feature superb attention of detail
  • In contrasting ivory and black

The Lewis Chessmen were discovered in 1831, on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland by a local shepherd. He found a small chamber of dry-built stone about 15 feet below the top of a sandbank that had been partially washed away by the sea.

The chessmen discovered within the chamber are probably the most famous in gaming history and are the oldest complete set of chessmen ever found.

Made from walrus tusk, the most recent evidence suggests they are of Norwegian origin and date back to the twelfth century.

The Lewis pieces are on display in the British Museum and in the Museum of Edinburgh but you can own a little piece of history yourself by buying a replica quality Lewis Chess Set.

This set is made by SAC from ground stone resin and the design closely follows the original pieces. Featuring superb attention to detail, the chessmen are available in two finishes; ivory and black, and ivory and burgundy.

The King height is 3.5 inches and the set should suit a board with 50mm squares. A board is not included as standard but we do have an extensive range of chequerboards available as well as exquisitely crafted Chess cabinets that allow for individual piece storage underneath the board. This lovely cases are available below.

See also: Chequerboards

Made in Britain

Contains small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.

Approximate Dimensions


SAC Lewis Chessmen (without board) Ivory & Black

8.9cm King

3.5 inch King


SAC Lewis Chessmen (without board) Ivory & Burgundy

8.9cm King

3.5 inch King


SAC 50cm Chessboard on Case - Black & Mother of Pearl

50cm board with 50mm squares

19.7 inch board with 2 inch squares


SAC 50cm Chessboard on Case - Walnut & Mother of Pearl

50cm board with 50mm squares

19.7 inch board with 2 inch squares

SAC Lewis Chessmen (without board) Ivory & BlackSAC Lewis Chessmen (without board) Ivory & Black
New!

SAC Lewis Chessmen (without board) Ivory & Black
Price includes delivery for Eng/Wales/Lowlands.

Eng/Wales ETA: 24 working days

Prod.Ref: 004221

RRP:137.00

109.90

91.58 (ex.VAT)


SAC Lewis Chessmen (without board) Ivory & BurgundySAC Lewis Chessmen (without board) Ivory & Burgundy
New!

SAC Lewis Chessmen (without board) Ivory & Burgundy
Price includes delivery for Eng/Wales/Lowlands.

Eng/Wales ETA: 24 working days

Prod.Ref: 004222

RRP:137.00

109.90

91.58 (ex.VAT)


Change to: $ USD EUR

For an immediate quote & ETA, add to the basket & select your location.

SAC 50cm Chessboard on Case - Black & Mother of PearlSAC 50cm Chessboard on Case - Black & Mother of Pearl
New!

SAC 50cm Chessboard on Case - Black & Mother of Pearl
Price includes delivery for Eng/Wales/Lowlands.

Eng/Wales ETA: 3 working days

Prod.Ref: 004242

RRP:365.00

268.90

224.08 (ex.VAT)


SAC 50cm Chessboard on Case - Walnut & Mother of PearlSAC 50cm Chessboard on Case - Walnut & Mother of Pearl
New!

SAC 50cm Chessboard on Case - Walnut & Mother of Pearl
Price includes delivery for Eng/Wales/Lowlands.

Eng/Wales ETA: 3 working days

Prod.Ref: 0046W7

RRP:365.00

268.90

224.08 (ex.VAT)


Change to: $ USD EUR

For an immediate quote & ETA, add to the basket & select your location.

 

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