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Poker Chip Set

TitlePoker Chip Set
Object NamePoker Chip Set
Manufactured ByLowell Novelty Company
DescriptionPlastic red, white, blue, and a few black poker chips in yellow container with four divided compartments and a handle on the top. Base extends beyond sides and has two detached parts. The container is made of cast phenolic that is cut and assembled. The chips are probably stamped from phenolic sheet.
Dimensions3 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (8.3 x 16.5 x 11.4 cm)
Date Manufactured1940-1941
MaterialPhenolic Formaldehyde (PF)
Manufacturing ProcessCast and fabricated
Number of Objects1
Accession Number2006.8
DonorGift of National Plastics Center; originally gift of Rosemarie Zannoni Folk in Memory of Ralph Joseph Zannoni, Sr.
Broad SubjectToys and Games
SubjectsGames/game pieces
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