An ivory chess piece, missing from a medieval set, has finally been found.
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"A medieval chess piece that was missing for almost 200 years had been unknowingly kept in a drawer by an Edinburgh family."
Lewis chessmen piece bought for £5 in 1964 could sell for £1m https://t.co/0J10v2Mynh— The Guardian (@guardian) June 3, 2019
A medieval chess piece missing for almost 200 years could fetch £1m at auction. https://t.co/RMmNdIGgRk— STV News (@STVNews) June 3, 2019
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Family's £5 ivory chess piece is actually long-lost part of medieval set and worth £1m https://t.co/yuzeTIRQtU— The Independent (@Independent) June 3, 2019
Chess piece bought for £5 and kept in a drawer for 50 years is missing treasure worth £1mhttps://t.co/HMNTf38B7F— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) June 3, 2019
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A medieval chess piece missing for almost 200 years could fetch £1 million at auction after a family discovered the object they kept in a drawer is one of the long-lost Lewis Chessmen.https://t.co/JAgjMrfbCm— HeraldScotland (@heraldscotland) June 3, 2019
Medieval chess piece missing for nearly 200 years could fetch £1m at auction https://t.co/OEWEArYvkK— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) June 3, 2019
Bloody hell! An old chess piece sitting in someone's draw turns out to be one of the missing Lewis Chessmen (12th-century Norse chess pieces made from walrus tusk) https://t.co/5oni5up34b pic.twitter.com/zjg5ARtmyE— Tom Chivers (@TomChivers) June 3, 2019
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