Hector Saxe Backgammon Set

$2,300.00

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Crafted in legendary game designer Hector Saxe’s Parisian workshop, the Orient Express backgammon set is an object of beauty and entertainment.

  • Created by Hector Saxe exclusively for Orient Express
  • Sheathed in hand-patinated leather
  • Interior leather inlay with Orient Express logo on each
  • 100% calf leather exterior
  • Designed in a case with polished steel closure clasp and hinges
  • Midnight blue case and cups with chips and dice in shades of blue
  • Made in France
  • W 10" x H 14.5" (closed); W 20" x H 14.5" (open)

Set includes:

  • 30 pearlescent acetate chips engraved with Orient Express monogram using a hot gilding technique (1.2" diameter x 0.2" thick each)
  • 4 pearlescent resin dice
  • 1 metal die
  • 2 leather wrapped cups

Unique and Exclusive Pieces for Orient Express

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HECTOR SAXE

A SPECIAL TRIBUTE

Honouring a Legend

Designed in tribute to Orient-Express founder, Georges Nagelmackers.

The Leather

The midnight-blue leather, selected from fine Italian tanneries, features a unique patina on each set.

The Pieces

The 30 pearlescent acetate game pieces feature Orient Express’s initials.

The Duration

Each backgammon set takes about three weeks to craft.

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Anatomy of the Game

The Orient-Express backgammon set can be left on display or secured with a steel clasp for easy transport.