Sterling chess set by James Goodbrand, London, 1973. Chess pieces represent figures from the American Revolution: sterling figures with gold wash include King George III, Queen Charlotte, bishops Lord North and Edmund Burke, ship's prows, turrets, and East India tea chests; sterling silver figures include George Washington, Betsy Ross, bishops Sam Adams and John Hancock, Paul Rever on horseback, cupolas, and Native Americans. 32 pieces total in fitted wood cases - locks stamped, 'O&S L', and accompanied by a marble chess board. With original shipping label from place of purchase, 'R S&S Necus, H(?) Antiquarius, 135 Kings Road, London, SW3 4PW, Great Britain. Total approx. weight of 32 pieces is 303.42 troy oz. From a Harrison, NY estate. Dimensions: King George III - 4.25" high. Condition: Good, with light surface scratches and minor dings.
Good, with light surface scratches and minor dings.
STERLING. 20th C English Silver Liberty Chess Set.