Backgammon has been around for a very long time. Possibly as old as five thousand years, it has its roots in the region now known as Iraq but was formerly known as Mesopotamia. The recent discovery in the vicinity of prehistoric dice (constructed of human bones) lends credence to this theory.
Backgammon sets made of leather are more difficult to clean and maintain than their other alternatives like wooden Backgammon. You can easily clean the leather material of the backgammon set by using a piece of wet cloth that has leather polish on it. If you wish to clean the leather of the backgammon set's exterior. It is perhaps possible that you may use shoe polish to clean the leather of the backgammon set.