Chess game 'the Battle of Waterloo’.
The chess pieces are in a wooden cassette, the cover of which also serves as chess board.
Size cassette/board: 35 cm by 35 cm and about 7 cm high.
The pieces consist of a copper base with a band of enamel, and sculptures of tin. The king is 6 cm high and the pawn is 4 cm high.
Each figure is carefully and very detailed crafted from tin by the Franklin Mint.
Issued by the Waterloo museum in 1984 in collaboration with Franklin Mint.
Weighs 2.7 kg
- Chess game "The battle of Waterloo"
- Pewter/Tin, Wood
- Designer/ Artist
- Philip J. Haythornthwaite
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- Franklin Mint
- Estimated Period
- Second half 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear