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BURMANTOFTS DRAUGHTS SET c.1882
Circa 1882

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  • Xupes Reference DA1407022
  • Age Circa 1882
  • Condition The draughts set is offered in excellent original condition without loss, damage or restoration. With minimal rubbing and chipping this is an exceptional set and a wonderful and rare addition to any serious collection. Definitely not be missed!  View More Details

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    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • RARE ARTS & CRAFTS DRAUGHTS SET We offer this extremely rare Arts & Crafts draughts set comprising of a game board and 24 game counters made by Leeds Fireclay Co. (pre Burmantofts) and dating from around 1885. This wonderful and stylish game comprises of an earthenware game board of square shape with a scroll moulded edge each side with a central heart shaped plaque relief moulded with the makers initials LFC. The draughts board has 64 squares half left plain and the other half with low relief moulded designs. The board is finished in turquoise glazes. The game comes complete with 24 games counters, 12 yellow glazed and 12 white glazed each counter with relief moulded LFC initials to the base. The board is marked LEEDS FIRECLAY CO. LTD to the base.

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