John Company 1830 Set on House of Staunton Board with Jaques Timer

 
     
     
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Here's a nice photo. A John Company set from 1830 situated on a custom-made House of Staunton board, overseen by a Jaques Congress Timer. And not just any old Jaques Congress Timer - it was one of three used during the 1927 Alekhine-Capablanca World Championship Match in Buenos Aires.

On the right side, displaced from their normal position on the board, is my earliest Jaques set - an 1849 Jaques club-sized set that came in a box hand-signed by Howard Staunton, and hand-numbered "#9".

It doesn't get much better than this!

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