The Imperial Collector Series Luxury Chess Set - 6.0" King

    The Imperial Collector Series Luxury Chess Set - 6.0" King
    img

    Alternative Views:

    Price as configured: $899.00

    Catalog Product Code: MENWIMP60

    Wood Selections

    Upgrade Your Order?

    +$79.95
    Total Price with Upgrade:
    (Optional)
    Include Your Name On both Certificate of Authenticity & Laser Engraved Original Manufacturer's Plaque. Starting at $25.00
    We Personalize Boxes as well...

    Remaining characters: 40 (Max: 40)

    Price as configured: $899.00

    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img

    "The Maestro has improved upon perfection by combining our legendary Collector Series Chessmen with the Imperial Knight, without a doubt one of the finest Knight designs ever produced."

     

    To pamper you, The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Collector Series Luxury Chess set. This full-tournament sized Chess set features. A full club-sized Chess set, it features a 6.0" King with a 2.625" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish. The Collector Series Luxury Chess set has been crafted to replicate the design and proportions of the original Staunton pattern Chessmen, registered by Nathaniel Cooke in March of 1849 and first manufactured by Jaques of London in September 1849. The distinctive feature of this set is the the open-mitered Bishop and original Knight design, which was originally sculpted by the Maestro, Frank A. Camaratta, Jr. With it's downturned head, flowing mane and aggressive facial expression. this is one of the finest Knights ever to grace the 64 square battlefield.

     

    As with all of our Chessmen, the Collector Series Luxury Chess set exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!

     

    The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton over 10 years ago.

     

    The Chess Set comes with a personalized Certificate of Authenticity and an original manufacturer's plaque indicating the production number, with an adhesivebacking that would allow it to be affixed to the underside of a Chess box.

     


    Our Original Manufacturer's Plaque
    Click for Higher Resolution Image.

     

    Now Available From The House of Staunton
    Included with the purchase of these Chessmen is our new Original Manufacturer's Plaque. Crafted from brass, these plaques feature the engraved production details of each individual Chess set, creating a beautiful, permanent record that is truly worthy of House of Staunton-brand Chessmen.

    Our Original Paper Production Labels are also available. Please Contact Us for information.

     

    Related Products

    • The Imperial Collector Chess Set and Board Combination
      Enjoy Savings of 33% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      To pamper you, The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Imperial Collector Series Luxury Chess Set and Board Combination. It includes our Imperial Collector Chess Set with a 4.4" King, Elm Burl / Bird's Eye Maple Superior Traditional Chessboard with 2.5" Squares and our Red Burl Fitted Coffer.
      img

      The Imperial Collector Chess Set and Board Combination

      Enjoy Savings of 33% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      Catalog Code: IMPCOMBO

      Regular Price: $1,617.00

      Special Price: $1,095.00


    • The Fischer Series Plastic Chessmen - 4.0" King
      This premium plastic Chess set features a 4.0" King with a 1.875" diameter base and is triple-weighted. The design and feel of these Chessmen make them ideal for both Tournament and Rapid Play (Blitz) Chess.
      img

      The Fischer Series Plastic Chessmen - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENFISCH40-BI
      Our Price: $19.95

    • The Classic Series Chess Set - 4.0" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Classic Series Chess set. It features a 4.0" King with a 1.7" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods.
      img

      The Classic Series Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWCLA40
      Our Price: $109.00

    • The Bicentennial Series Luxury Chess Set - 3.6" King
      "Spearheaded by the Maestro Frank A. Camaratta, Jr., an exquisite reproduction of the Circa 1895 Jaques of London Chessmen, a time period that is regarded as one of the most celebrated in the illustrious history of Jaques of London."
      img

      The Bicentennial Series Luxury Chess Set - 3.6" King

      Catalog Code: MENWBIC36
      Our Price: $395.00

    • The Reykjavik II Series Bone Chess Set - 3.75" King
      A faithful reproduction of one of the most historically important Chess sets ever produced, the Chess set used in the legendary 1972 World Chess Championship, featuring Robert J. (Bobby) Fischer (USA) and Boris Spassky (RUS). The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Reykjavik II Series Bone Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 3.75" King with a 1.5" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade Camel Bone.
      img

      The Reykjavik II Series Bone Chess Set - 3.75" King

      Catalog Code: MENWREY375-BONE-B
      Our Price: $695.00

    • The Nottingham 1936 Series Chess Set - 4.4" King
      "Created to commemorate the Nottingham 1936 Tournament and designed to replicate the feel and Old World craftsmanship of the Staunton chessmen produced during the late Victorian period."
      img

      The Nottingham 1936 Series Chess Set - 4.4" King

      Catalog Code: MENWNOT44
      Our Price: $895.00

    • Calvert Bone Luxury Chess Set - 3.75" King
      Red & White Bone
      This beautifully rich combination of chessmen and display case is a wonderful complement to any collection. The chessmen are faux ivory, so close to the original it would be difficult to determine the old from the new. This elaborate early 1800s English Playing Chess Set design, referred to in the literature as a Calvert Pattern, is derived from earlier German designs from the 15th through the 19th centuries. It is often, but wrongly, attributed to John Calvert, a Master of the Worshipful Company of Turners, located at 189 Fleet Street, from around 1790 to 1840. He specialized in exquisitely turned Chess sets in ivory for the aristocracy and in ebony/boxwood for the many coffee shops and clubs where Chess was a popular pastime. Chessmen of this type were actually manufactured throughout the early-to-mid Victorian period by John Jaques of London and Thomas Lund of Cornhill. The Calvert playing sets were ultimately supplanted by the Staunton pattern chessmen, which were introduced to the public in the fall of 1849 by the firm of John Jaques of London. The pattern dates from 1815, at which time white and red colored ivory pieces were popular. The slender baluster stems and the unusual form of the King and Queen with their pierced floral crowns, makes an attractive and highly decorative design. This reproduction is an exact copy of the original the original Calvert Chess set that is crafted from bone. The bone that was used to craft these Chessmen was hand selected by our lead craftsman to insure that only the purist, whitest bone was used. The result is a striking Chess set whose color and appearance is very similar to that of Elephant Ivory. THESE ARE ACTUAL HAND CARVED BONE CHESSMEN - Not to be confused with our faux Ivory Calvert Chessmen.
      img

      Calvert Bone Luxury Chess Set - 3.75" King

      Red & White Bone
      Catalog Code: MENCAL-BONE
      Our Price: $899.00

    • The Battle of Trafalgar Hand Painted Chess Set
      Trafalgar was one of the most decisive naval battles ever fought. In the course of a short October afternoon, the Combined Fleet of France and Spain, with 33 battleships, was defeated by a British force of 27 battleships off cape Trafalgar, on the south-west coast of Spain. As a result of this crushing defeat, Napoleon abandoned his hopes of invading England.
      img

      The Battle of Trafalgar Hand Painted Chess Set

      Catalog Code: A193S
      Our Price: $299.00

    • Mahogany Slide-Top Chess Box
      Features Can hold Chessmen with 4.4" King - including 4 Queens Green Velour Lining Includes removable Green "Pillows" for each of the divided compartments that will allow it to safely store small Chess sets. Whether you have a 3.0" set or a 4.4" set, they will fit perfectly in this slide top box. Divided storage compartments
      img

      Mahogany Slide-Top Chess Box

      Catalog Code: BOXSLID-MH
      Our Price: $49.95

    • The Leicester Series Chess Set - 4.0" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Leicester Series Chess set. It features a 4.0" King with a 1.875" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish. The Leicester Series Chess Set offers an elegant twist on the Staunton Pattern. The Maestro, Frank A. Camaratta, Jr., is proud to offer this exceptionally well-crafted set of wooden chessmen that combines a slender profile with a masterful bridled Knight design.
      img

      The Leicester Series Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWLEI40
      Our Price: $299.00

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb