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 8 cm x H 28 cm (closed); W 51 cm x H 28 cm (open)
30 pearlescent acetate checkers (25 mm diameter X 0.5 mm thick)
4 pearlescent resin dice
1 metal die (16 mm)
Unique and Exclusive Pieces for Orient Express
A PASSENGER FAVOURITE
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 midnight-blue leather, selected from fine Italian tanneries, features a unique patina on each set.
The 30 game pieces are made of pearlescent acetate.
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.