The Messina Gold and Silver Plated Italian Chessmen

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  • Expertly crafted in Italy.
  • Gold and silver plated.
  • Exquisite detail.
  • 3 inch (76 mm) king.
  • Weighted for perfect balance.
  • Bases covered with billiard cloth.
  • Ideal for boards 13 - 17 inch (33 - 43 cm).

The Messina Gold and Silver Plated Italian Chessmen embody the essence of luxury and sophistication. Inspired by the port city of Messina, Sicily, where merchants vied for the most exquisite goods, these chess pieces exude elegance and opulence. Each piece is painstakingly crafted by Florentine artisans, with intricate patterns and ornamental details that add character to the already majestic design. These exclusive moulds, found only at Italfama in Florence, are reserved for those seeking the finest in chess craftsmanship. These exquisite chessmen are suitable for boards ranging from 13 to 17 inches (33 to 43 cm) in size.


  • 32 chessmen
  • 1 rules booklet
  • Two year warranty


King Height 3 inches
King Base Diameter 0.9 inches
King Weight 84.1 grams
Pawn Height 1.6 inches
Pawn Weight 43 grams
Pawn Base Diameter 0.9 inches
Weight 2.1 kg
Materials Gold-plated, Silver-plated
Style Ornate
Number of Queens 2