Antique & Gaming Poker Chips
Seymour has two groups of advertising chips:
1) general advertising; and 2) gaming or chip advertising.
Some of my favorite chips are found in the first group.
Several advertising pieces are found in the Section on Crest & Seal:
NON-GAMING ADVERTISING PIECES
DUPLICATES:Amarillo Metals (all colors; metal chips); PY-DZ Buy Gents Shoes (Paper); PY-CN (CLIMAX); PY-DZ Dunbar Gents Shoes (Paper); Durkin's Margerin (plastic); PY-GR H.W. JOHN'S ASBESTOS (A 1000 Island company; chips are embossed and products named; I have a few other duplicates. Contact me. PY-LI Lithia Beer (paper); PY-OS Chief Oshkosh (paper); PY-PW (Piper Heidszick); PY-QP Pullman (SEE CREST & SEALS); PY-PO Drink Rose Valley; spaulding Fiber (fiber chips); PY-ST Stackleberg Cigars; PY-WA (Walker's American Bourbon); PY-WK (Walker's Canadian Club; PY-WN (Walker's Father Time); PY-WR (Walker's Mountain Ridge); PY-ZF World's Fair (paper.
GAMING ADVERTISING PIECES CHIPCO:
CHIPCO makes the most beautiful modern chip.
The Bud Jones Company was a prominent American chip maker.
In 2001 Bud Jones died and the B&G firm bought the company. In 2002 it merged with Paullson to become the world's largest manufacurer of gaming chips. The story can be found at
http://www.marlowcasinochips.com/links/davidspragg/borland/bjmolds.htm where David Spragg's article on the company can be found.
Paulson & Co. was the world's lalrgest maker of poker chips and the story can be found in David Spragg's site above. A site for ordering Paulson chips; http://www.signaturepoker.com/paulson-poker-chips.html
A sample chip from SHUFFLE MASTER, maker of gaming devices and games:
Four new chips: (Un-coded):
A & W ROOT BEER. A recent find:
Another recent find: