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Long-lost Lewis Chessman found

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‪BBC News - Long-lost Lewis Chessman found in Edinburgh family's drawer https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland- ... -48494885‬
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Yeah, wouldn’t mind having one of them in a drawer
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Oh my word...need to go to more bootfairs! :shock:

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I've got four of them in my drawer! :g45: :g45: :g45: :g40:
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amazing story, thanks

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This is our set, my wife recreated them from pictures to 3d print.
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I heard about this on Radio Bristol this morning.

Surely if it was stolen it belongs to the original owners or their beneficiaries.?

I watch with interest.

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Wow thanks for this Pops... :g50:

Here's another article linked to your orignal thread...

"Lewis chessmen piece bought for £5 in 1964 could sell for £1m"

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/201 ... -1m-pounds
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More on the Chessman... :g50:

"Lost Lewis Chessman piece bought for £5 sells for £735,000 at auction"


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland- ... s-48824712
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And again... :g50:

"A Medieval Chess Piece Auctioned for Over £700,000"

https://www.barnebys.co.uk/blog/on-july ... ivory-from
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