Original heavy russian vintage chess "Siberian Souvenir". Produced since the 70s in Siberia, Divnogorsk (Low-voltage equipment plant) in a limited series as a souvenir gift. This chess set was produced in the early 80's. In Soviet times, their cost was 80 rubles with an average salary of 120 rubles. Chess pieces are made of carbolite and brass (imitation of ivory).
The chessboard is made of carbolite and aluminum. Bottom of figurines made of leather. The total weight is about 5 kg! It's beautiful in its simplicity, the graceful figures in the old Soviet style.
Even if you do not play chess, and are not related to this intellectual sport, chess sets are always nice to have in your house as a kind of decoration for your apartment. Makes a fabulous gift for a chess lover. Condition: Chess pieces very good vintage (traces of patina on brass)! Chess board: very good vintage with traces of time.
Look carefully at the photo : 32 pcs. Large chess board 47 cm 47 cm (18.5 in18.5 in). The weight of the parcel may be over 6 kg. King 11 cm (4.33 in). Pawn 7 cm (2.75 in).
The item "Soviet chess set Russian Vintage carbolite brass USSR antique chessman" is in sale since Monday, October 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Games\Chess\Vintage Chess". The seller is "truenixie" and is located in Kiev. This item can be shipped worldwide.