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VIP Gift 1975 Franklin Mint American Indian Chess Set with Box Direct from the FM Archive Museum

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“Super Rare – 1975 Franklin Mint “The American Indian Chess Set.” Appears to be unused.

The American Indian Chess Set consists of original works of art by Robert F. Murphy presenting authentic portraits of the Sioux and Crow Indians.

It was purchased in October 2016 at the liquidation of the Franklin Mint Archive Museum in Philadelphia suburb. Since it was kept as sample at the Franklin mint archives, there could be some signs of age wear.

Heavy.

Long SOLD out at the Franklin Mint.

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Please read Policies and Discounts Sections before ordering

Shipping with insurance, tracking and delivery confirmation is included to East coast addresses. Other areas may incur surcharge ($30-$50) based on distance from Philadelphia. Please check your email after ordering. If you don’t like the surcharge, you don’t have to pay and may request a full refund.

US Only. Will not ship outside of US. Please contact me if you’d like to make special arrangements.

Local Pickup is offered. Zip code 19406. Save additional $$.

All sales are final. Refunds / Returns are not offered.

 

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Description

Super Rare – 1975 Franklin Mint “The American Indian Chess Set.” Appears to be unused.

Sioux & Crow Indian Tribes

The playing pieces are intricately sculptured, cast in solid pewter and hand-painted in authentic color. 32 pieces. 16 for each side.

The playing board is inspired by a ceremonial tom-tom and is crafted of simulated rawhide, framed in rich hardwood.
Informational large poster is included. Nothing else – no papers or certificate.

The American Indian Chess Set consists of original works of art by Robert F. Murphy presenting authentic portraits of the Sioux and Crow Indians.

Chess set appears to be unused. It was purchased in October 2016 at the liquidation of the Franklin Mint Archive Museum in Philadelphia suburb. Since it was kept as sample at the Franklin mint archives, there could be some signs of age wear.

Comments / observations – please read –

  • This is a sample, possibly prototype.
  • All 32 pieces look great. Each piece and pawn has a decent weight, except – each pair of rooks consist of 1 heavy and 1 light. The pieces have either nothing or yellow archive stickers on their bases.
  • The drum = chess board + storage. Inside there is cardboard with cut out slots for the pieces. This is clearly a prototype. I do not see any damage to the board.
  • You also get a very rare item – a replacement board, so if the material on the original board is damaged, you can replace the material.
  • Please examine and ask questions.

Please see images!


Please read Policies and Discounts Sections before ordering

Shipping with insurance, tracking and delivery confirmation is included to East coast addresses. Other areas may incur surcharge ($30-$50) based on distance from Philadelphia. Please check your email after ordering. If you don’t like the surcharge, you don’t have to pay and may request a full refund.

US Only. Will not ship outside of US. Please contact me if you’d like to make special arrangements.

Local Pickup is offered. Zip code 19406. Save additional $$.

All sales are final. Refunds / Returns are not offered.

 

Additional information

Weight 30 lbs
Dimensions 24 x 24 x 6 in

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