Dating a chess set
Chess sets have been used as artistic props for centuries.
The dating and the evidence for it are given in detail in Jaques and British Chess Company Chess Sets by Alan Fersht, which can be bought from the author (e-mail).1.) This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Site and/or are a Member of Chess Dating.You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason by email notice of termination.A Jaques Staunton set should be in the right case for its period and style and with the right label.The absence of the right case will lower its value by a factor of 2 or much more, depending on the rarity of the set or whether it is just to be used for playing.
Check the design is right and the label is of the right period.