Old (circa 30's or 40's?) Circle/Square mold chip samples

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Looking to find & buy as few as 1 and up to 3-4 old cardroom/illegal casino chips made on the CSQ mold from during the first couple of decades of the use of that mold. Per David Spragg, I believe that to be the 1930's/1940's. He told me that most of the use of this mold was for hot-stamping and tend to be plain/no spots. I am having a new CSQ set made at CPC as a gift for my BIL and when I give it to him I'd love to have a couple obsolete/original CSQ chips to show him the historical perspective of the mold. I think that adds so much to the chipset and what will (hopefully) be a great deal of sentimental value (not to mention actual value!) for him towards the chips.
I don't know how hard/easy these are to locate and acquire but I'm betting there are some chip experts on this site that can lead me there:)

Thanks in advance for any direction any of you may be able to give me.

-Paul
 

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David Spragg corrected me today, in that the CSQ mold was manufactured in 1947, so really the earliest the chips would have been produced would have been '47/'48, not the "30's & 40's" general time frame I had thought. Still, the 50's, 60's are still very interesting as far as a mold that is still in use today. Getting some chips from that era will still make the gift of these chips much more meaningful.
 

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David Spragg corrected me today, in that the CSQ mold was manufactured in 1947, so really the earliest the chips would have been produced would have been '47/'48, not the "30's & 40's" general time frame I had thought. Still, the 50's, 60's are still very interesting as far as a mold that is still in use today. Getting some chips from that era will still make the gift of these chips much more meaningful.

I have a few racks of vintage CSQs. If interested, I'm sure we can come to a reasonable deal. Feel free to PM.
 
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