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Berkeley Isle of Lewis Chess Set (cream and red)

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Seller: masters_games (1,928) 100%, Location: England, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 322693064447 Berkeley Isle of Lewis Chess Set (cream and red) In 1831, on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, a local shepherd 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 chess pieces discovered within the chamber are the oldest complete set of chessmen ever found. Most recent evidence suggests the Lewis Chessmen 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. Visiting either museum is a worthy experience but with these replica Lewis Chessmen, you can own a little piece of history yourself. A lovely set of replica Isle of Lewis Chess pieces in cream and red colours. The chessmen are made from stone resin and feature a good amount of detail with delicate shading. The king height is 3.5 inch and all the pieces have felted bottoms. Sets from Berkeley are better quality than cheaper sets with crisper detailing and a slicker shadowing finish that results in a more genuine looking aging effect. Now on display in the British Museum and the National Museum of Scotland, the original pieces were discovered on the Isle of Lewis in 1831 and date back to the late 12th Century. Please note that a Chess board is not included unless specified. Approx. dimensions: King height: 3.5 inches Made in Britain Product Ref.: 00K04W Return Policy If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return it unused and undamaged in the packaging in which it was supplied within ten days of receipt and we will refund the cost of the goods. Damaged or Faulty Goods If your order arrives in a damaged condition or only part of it arrives or it is materially faulty in some other way, simply inform us immediately or at least within 7 days of receipt. Once Masters Games has validated the claim of damaged or faulty goods, a replacement order or replacement parts will be shipped to you as soon as is reasonably possible regardless of the length of time that any insurance claim by Masters Games might take. Masters Games will cover all costs reasonably and properly incurred by you. Should it prove impossible to replace an order which arrived damaged or faulty, then Masters Games will refund the cost of the order and the shipping. Should Masters Games require a damaged or faulty order to be returned, the cost of the return shipment will also be covered by Masters Games. For timber products such as skittles, cheeses, wooden balls and Aunty Sally equipment, please refer to our Timber Quality Statement. Returns Policy Should you wish to return your order upon delivery, you must inform us within 7 days of receipt and send it back to us within 10 days of receipt. Masters Games will give you a return address once you have informed us that you wish to return the order. Shipping Policy We ship our items via Royal Mail 2nd Class. Payment Policy We can accept payment by Paypal or Card. © ChannelUnity 2017 Condition: New, Brand: Berkely Chess, Colour: One Colour, MPN: BC3001

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