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Franklin Mint Star Trek Chess Set



Board and pieces


Close-up of pieces

The Star Trek Commemorative Chess Set was produced by The Franklin Mint for Star Trek's 25th anniversary in 1991. This was a standard chess set with Star Trek: The Original Series-themed pieces:

Gold piecesEdit

Silver piecesEdit

The pieces were produced in pewter, plated in either 24-karat gold or sterling silver and placed on crystal hexagonal bases. The board doubled as the storage case for the pieces.

The Franklin Mint also produced a matching Star Trek Commemorative Checker Set.