Do you know this set?

torrubirubi


I bought today this very nice set. It seems from high quality. Metal, originally with a stronger golden and silver patina. The seller said that it is perhaps  from Spain, as the guy who sold the set to him was from this country.  Every piece is punch punchmarked. I was surprised about the  price, only 140 dollars.

torrubirubi

torrubirubi

bruno_asfalto

It is interesting to know how old these chess are? With a wonderful replenishment of your chess collection!

Pushdapawn

wow !! looks well-crafted .. $140 is a steal .. 

torrubirubi

Thanks guys. Yes, they are probably well–crafted. I don’t have much experience with metal sets. I never saw a set in which every piece is punchmarked. I guess that a specialist would be able to tell what this punch means. I am asking myself if the metal is silver.

philwasem

NICE

Chessoholicar

I've seen on www sets like this while researching Dubrovnik chess set. This is "wmf chess set". Of course I do not knew is this original or reproduction.

torrubirubi
Haverumwilltravel wrote:

Can you take better pics of the hallmarks on the bottoms?

I can't get better with my cellular.

torrubirubi
Haverumwilltravel wrote:
Chessoholicar wrote:

I've seen on www sets like this while researching Dubrovnik chess set. This is "wmf chess set". Of course I do not knew is this original or reproduction.

The stamping on the bottoms look to be repros. originals have 1/10 stamped on them. I could be wrong .  It is a cool set that I would of snagged for that price.

The box looks old, perhaps even 19th century or early 20th. It is sure not a modern reproduction.

sound67
torrubirubi hat geschrieben:

The box looks old, perhaps even 19th century or early 20th. It is sure not a modern reproduction.

HOW exactly does this look old?

torrubirubi
Chessoholicar wrote:

I've seen on www sets like this while researching Dubrovnik chess set. This is "wmf chess set". Of course I do not knew is this original or reproduction.

Thank you, I used your keywords and found this at Christie‘s

https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-german-wmf-silver-plated-chess-set-with-5390644-details.aspx

The pieces are identical, but with another dimensions. The king there is 7cm, my is 5,5. The board here 35 cm, my is 31,5. 

 

torrubirubi
Haverumwilltravel wrote:
torrubirubi wrote:
Haverumwilltravel wrote:
Chessoholicar wrote:

I've seen on www sets like this while researching Dubrovnik chess set. This is "wmf chess set". Of course I do not knew is this original or reproduction.

The stamping on the bottoms look to be repros. originals have 1/10 stamped on them. I could be wrong .  It is a cool set that I would of snagged for that price.

The box looks old, perhaps even 19th century or early 20th. It is sure not a modern reproduction.

The box should have a stamp WMF 1/10 on the bottom. 

There is nothing on the bottom. 

torrubirubi

I found a set with the same kind of box, my is however blue.

https://www.chessantiquesonline.com/rochford_collection/secbig/WMF.html

philwasem

How about this set with table ?? Genuine Venice Murano Glass crafted - only £ 9'500  :-)

 

torrubirubi
Nice, not really my taste, but nice design. I still have to find out what the stamps on my pieces mean. Did someone find something?
torrubirubi
Today I used a strong magnifier and could decider the stamp under the pieces.

The stamp is the same as used by WMF, that means that the set is WMF! The numbers are I / 0 with an ostrich.

I cannot believe that I have such a set and for this price!

I / O means silver plated 1g per 1 square dm.
torrubirubi
This stamp was used from 1903 to 1910.