ALICE IN WONDERLAND ALUMINUM CHESS SET FROM ALCOA - VERY RARE LIMITED EDITION! Limited Edition of only 200! As made for executives and top customers. The figures are all created from powdered aluminum in a powdered metallurgy process known as isostatic pressing.
Tone cast aluminum chess pieces are faithful reproductions of the Tenniel illustrations. Humpty Dumpty is the rook; the bewildered White Knight stands in for his namesake. The kings and queens portray themselves. King 4 1/4" with 1 5/8" base.
Pawn 2 3/4" with 1 5/8" base. Board 19" x 19" 1/2" with 2" squares. Inside the lid and on top of the chessmen are corner braces built in to hold the board so it all stays together. There is a booklet that went in the center of the styrofoam that is missing and NOT included. A few chessmen and storage box/.Has some scuffs/scratches as noted in pictures. Board is in good condition. I know it's not in perfect condition but overall it is nice and such a rare piece.
I inherited a large chess set collection and most were used for display in glass curio cabinets or stored. All information given in the listing is described to the best of my ability either from paperwork my relative kept or research I have done.I in no way want to misrepresent anything I list so should you feel something in the listing is inaccurate or misleading I kindly ask you to contact me so I can verify and/or make appropriate edits as I make no claims to be an expert. The item "ALICE IN WONDERLAND ALUMINUM CHESS SET FROM ALCOA VERY RARE LIMITED EDITION" is in sale since Sunday, March 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Games\Chess\Vintage Chess". The seller is "shannogeorg-75" and is located in Sugar Land, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.