Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn Casino Roulette Chip Las Vegas Table 1 H Mold Yellow

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Seller: Top-Rated Plus Seller continentalcoinandjewelry (5,920) 100%, Location: Van Nuys, California, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282146133537 Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn Casino Roulette Chip Las Vegas Table 1 H Mold Yellow Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn casino roulette chipIssued for use in Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn in Las Vegas, NVWilbur Clark's Desert Inn opened in April 1950, with 229 rooms at a cost of $4.5 million to buildAlthough Wilbur Clark was the frontman of the casino, the majority owner (75%) was Moe Dalitz of Cleveland, OHMoe Dalitz, and investors Morris Kleinman, Sam Tucker and Tom McGinty, were all part of the Mayfield Road Gang, infamous for bootlegging and gamblingThis chip was used for the Desert Inn's roulette table #1Obverse and reverse feature the number 1, with the legend "WILBUR CLARK'S DESERT INN", H design around legendMade with the H.C. Edwards & Co. "H" moldH.C. Edwards & Co. was a major supplier of Nevada chips from the 1940's until 1968The "H" mold was purchased in 1984 by Bazaar Supply/Berk trading and was used in European casinos at the time The "H" mold was purchased in 2004 by Atlantic Standard Molding and is still in use for home poker sets (not for casinos)In 1992, Frank Sinatra was quoted as saying "Wilbur Clark gave me my first job in Las Vegas. That was 1951. For six bucks you got a filet mignon dinner and me."Color: YellowWeight: 7.9 gramsDiameter: 39 mmMold: HCE (H.C. Edwards & Co "H")Condition: Ungraded; expected to grade as Slightly Used (SU)*Expected grades are approximate. Free US Shipping with Insurance Included:All items are professionally packaged and shipped. All shipments include insurance and delivery confirmation or signature confirmation. Local Pick-up is available in our showroom. (Contact us for payment methods to pay on pickup.) International Shipping:Worldwide shipping at buyer's expense. *The customs requirements for each country, including all import duties, taxes, and fees are the responsibility of the buyer. All international packages will have the required customs declaration and value of order. California Buyers:9% sales tax will be added. If you spend the equivalent of $1,500.00 or more on coins or bullion, those items are tax-free! Returns Policy:Your continuing satisfaction is very important to us. We offer a 30 day money back return policy. If you are unhappy with your purchase for any reason, please notify us so that we can begin the returns process. Please note that the buyer is responsible for return shipping and a 20% restocking fee. About Us:As one of the largest Coin & Jewelry Companies on the west coast, and also one of the best gold buyers, Continental has been the destination for coins, jewelry, fine art and collectible buyers and sellers for over 45 years.Whether you’re looking to buy items or interested in selling gold and silver for cash, sell coins, or a variety of other collectibles, we are here to help. All items for sale are available for viewing at our Southern California showroom. We would like to thank all of our loyal customers for their continued support.If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please click "Ask a question" below, and we will respond as soon as possible. Thank you. Continental Coin and Jewelry Company Web Department:Monday – Friday, from 10:30am – 6:00pm PST Visit Our eBay Store: Continental Coin and Jewelry Reference Item # FMT-1100JBC 10/27/14 Condition: Used, Condition: Slightly used (SU) condition., Country/Region of Manufacture: United States, Circulated/Uncirculated: Circulated, Expected Grade: Slightly Used (SU)

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