The Lewis Chessman And The Deeply, Deeply, Unperceptive Antiques Dealer

This is a nice little story. The Lewis Chessmen are a set of chess and other game pieces that were discovered up there in porridgeland in 1831. They’re of Viking design, carved of walrus ivory. Very distinctive. Really rather famous too, it’s possible to buy replica sets to use on your own chess board – parents used to have one.

And now we get the story that one of those pieces, been missing all these years, has turned up.…

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