St George page
Lower end St George sets
George pattern was the standard set for club and tournament play
before the Staunton.
These fine sets can be bought very cheaply.
They were still being made
by Jaques in the 1920s.
is of reasonable quality, and came in what looks like its original box
with an 1890
text book. Note that the bases have a simple
incised line. It has a 3
The following is cruder.
and ebony in
original slide lid mahogany box. King = 84
pawn 32 mm.
The knights look machine carved,
straight cuts, and rather