Hector Saxe Roll-up Backgammon Set


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Crafted in legendary game designer Hector Saxe’s Parisian workshop, the Orient Express travel backgammon set can easily be rolled up and stowed in a bag or suitcase, making it an ideal travel companion.

  • Created by Hector Saxe exclusively for Orient Express
  • Roll-up design in velvet leather
  • Arrows, belt and border in smooth cowhide
  • Silver belt buckle closure
  • Midnight blue velvet leather with light blue and white smooth cowhide trim details
  • Ivory and blue chips and dice
  • Packaged in a bag
  • Made in France
  • W 3" x H 11" (rolled up); W 20" x H 11" (open)

Set includes:

  • 30 pearlescent acetate checkers (1" diameter X 0.02" thick)
  • 4 pearlescent resin dice
  • 1 metal die

Unique and Exclusive Pieces for Orient Express




Strategy and Skill

Designed in honour of dancer and spy Mata Hari, a frequent Orient-Express passenger, to bring out the strategist in us all.

The Leather

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

The Pieces

The 30 game pieces are made of pearlescent acetate.

The Duration

It takes approximately one week to craft an Orient-Express travel backgammon set.


Anatomy of the Game

Its compact size and belt closure allows for easy transport to any destination.