|Title:||Ivory Chess Set|
|Description:||Ivory Chess Set made by Hang On Ivory Factory, Hong Kong|
|Condition:||Good to Very Good Condition|
|Appraised By:||Judith Katz-Schwartz|
|Appraiser Comments:||The Hang On Ivory Factory, located on Castle Road in Hong Kong, was established by Raymond Wang in 1921, and is still in business.
Your ivory chess set is one of Hang On's most popular products. Consequently, it is not rare. Since you have not provided a date of manufacture, and since the factory is still producing these sets, it must be considered a contemporary item. The carved mystery ball feature near the base of the pieces will make it more desirable to collectors.
Since I am unable to examine this item in person, it is assumed for the purpose of this appraisal to be a contemporary carved ivory chess set in case/board, made by the Hang On Ivory Factory of Hong Kong, with mystery ball feature near the base. with scratches to the board, two small cracks to the base of the white king, and no other flaws whatsoever. The values provided below are based on these assumptions.
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