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December 5, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Austin E. Cox Aluminum Chess Set and Board

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Auction: 20th Century Design - 2870BLocation: BostonDate / Time: December 05, 2015 10:00AM


Austin E. Cox Aluminum Chess Set and Board
Aluminum, wood, Plexiglas, fabric
United States, c. 1962
Modernist set with white pieces in natural and black in black anodized aluminum, wall mountable display case with sliding blue Plexiglas lid, board of aluminum-framed wood with blue flocked cloth game surface, game pieces with stamped mark, copyright symbol, 1962 Austin Enterprises, ht. (game pieces) 4 to 5, case 6 x 30 3/4 x 2 1/2, board 19 x 19 in.

Note: Made for the Aluminum Corporation of America.
Estimate $400-600

Minor damage to wooden case.

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