A "Reversible Chess" set,
by John Burgess & Sons, 19th century,
a turned boxwood and ebony disc chess set, each disc with a printed insert depicting the various chessmen, in the original wooden box with a sliding lid and printed trade label: John Burgess & Son's Reversible Chess...A useful invention...This set of men can be played either for chess or drafts, merely by reversing the sides,
each disc 3.5cm in diameter, the box 16.5cm long.
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