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Laser scanned replicas of the Lewis Chess set sold by Regency Chess

Laser scanned replicas of the Lewis Chess set sold by Regency ChessJames Harris from Regency Chess emailed me and told me that his chess shop in Bath sells wonderful replicas of the Lewis Chess set by the National Museum of Scotland. They were made from laser scans of the original chess pieces. 

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boardgames, English, Medieval, Old Norse

Return of the Lewis Chessmen

MP calls for return of chessmen The historic Lewis chessmen could be housed in an extension of the British Museum built on the Western Isles, the islands SNP MP has suggested. Angus MacNeil told a debate in Westminster that most, if not all, the 93 pieces should be returned to Lewis where they were found… Continue reading Return of the Lewis Chessmen