4" MoW Ebonized Phalanx Staunton Chess PiecesProduct Code: 23-05VB
4" MoW Ebonized Phalanx Staunton Chess Pieces
Product Code: 23-05VB
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4 1/8" Mark of Westminster Ebonized Phalanx Staunton Chess Pieces
Mark of Westminster Chess Pieces are the paradigm of perfection in wood staunton chess piece design. The premier chess pieces by Mark Of Westminster have been known for their heirloom quality. Each chess set is exclusive with a lifetime warranty for natural defect. Each chess piece is hand-carved, well weighted, has felt bottoms and extra queens. The Phalanx Knight has an extremely well detailed curvature, as well as a prominent cross.
These chess pieces are Ebonized and Boxwood, which can suit virtually any board color, however Walnut, Teak, and Ebonized chess boards are most popular. Ebonized Chess Pieces are actually Boxwood pieces lacquered black, giving them a pure black appearance almost identical to ebony, but for a fraction of the cost. Boxwood Chess Pieces are the near universal standard for 'white' chess pieces in hand-carved sets. It is a fairly easy wood to work with, and shows off good detail.
The Exclusive Mark of Westminster Storage boxes are elegantly designed so that you can proudly display it alongside your chess set. The box has two felted compartments for your chess pieces. Each box has the Mark of Westminster seal embossed beneath the lid. This box has a felted bottom so it does not scuff or scratch.
Made in India. Chess board not included. Deluxe ebony finish humidor style storage box included.
Chess Pieces Details:
|King Height||King Base||Queen Height||Bishop Height||Knight Height||Rook Height||Pawn Height|
|4 1/8"||1 5/8"||3 5/8"||3 1/4"||3"||2 5/8"||2 1/4"|
Below is a chart of approximate weights of all pieces; please note these are estimates as slight variations can occur in hand carved items.
|Wood||King Weight||Queen Weight||Bishop Weight||Knight Weight||Rook Weight||Pawn Weight|
|Ebonized||2.27 oz||2.17 oz||1.48 oz||1.77 oz||1.58 oz||0.93 oz|
|Boxwood||2.27 oz||2.20 oz||1.32 oz||1.57 oz||1.42 oz||0.99 oz|
- King Height: 4 1/8"
- King Weight: 2.27 oz
- King Base: 1 5/8"
- Recommended Square Size: 2" - 2 1/4"
- Storage Dimensions: 10 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 8 3/4"
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