SKU: NMS001

Isle Of Lewis Chessmen 3.25" By National Museums Scotland

Sale price€203,95

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  • Official National Museum pieces.
  • Cast from laser scans of originals.
  • 3.25 inch (83 mm) king.
  • Presented in superb gift packaging.
  • Pieces made in England.

Introducing a stunning recreation of the world-renowned Isle of Lewis chessmen. Created by the esteemed National Museum of Scotland, these exquisite chess pieces are meticulously crafted using cutting-edge laser scanning technology to perfectly replicate the originals. Symbolic and beloved, these pieces make a perfect gift for anyone seeking an authentic Lewis Chess Set. With a storied past that includes possible origins in Norway and a long journey before their discovery on the Isle of Lewis in 1831, these chessmen have captivated players for centuries. And now, with these exacting reproductions, you can experience the grandeur and elegance of the original pieces in the comfort of your own home. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of history and add a touch of sophistication to your chess matches.

This deluxe Lewis chess set is unrivalled in the market. Exquisitely made in the UK and designed by the esteemed National Museum Scotland, a leading expert on these legendary chess pieces. This set boasts exceptional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail, making it the most faithful reproduction of the originals available. Using advanced laser scanning techniques, these pieces are exact replicas, ensuring absolute precision and authenticity.

Includes:

  • 32 chessmen
  • 1 rules booklet
  • Two year warranty
  • Isle of Lewis history booklet

Specification:

King Height 3.25 inches
King Base Diameter 2 inches
King Weight 129.9 grams
Pawn Height 1.5 inches
Pawn Weight 20.2 grams
Pawn Base Diameter 1 inches
Weight 1.9 kg
Materials Crushed stone resin
Style Themed
Number of Queens 2