- Nov 8, 2014
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WEB MOLD -- 20 "diamonds." 1930's to late 1990's, owned exclusively by Ace Sportworks, NYC, and then Marion and Co., NYC and North Miami. Both firms used the Burt Co. to manufacture the chips until about 1995, when the manufacturing was turned over to the Paulson Company until it was acquired by the large French firm, Bourgogne et Grasset/GPI Corp. Chips with this mold were hardly ever used in licensed casinos. Rather the chips were made for illegal clubs (such as Outhwaite's in Saratoga NY) and home games
^^ Beat me to it, although GPI did not get possession of the web mold until they purchased the Blue Chip Co. assets in 2012 -- the Endy's kept the mold when Paulson merged with B&G in 2002. Both Paulson and BCC made a few sets using it..My god, that mold has been around. Hard to tell from the pics, probably would need to see/feel one to help figure out what company made it.
I have 23 of the web mold cups securely packed away. 1 is MIA and 4 were never given back to Michael when BCC assets were acquired.Not clear if Patton actually owned the mold (I thought so, but could be wrong). Also don't remember if the other custom non-HPC chips BCC produced on that mold were made with his permission or just BCC's. Or how Michael ended up with blank Paulson web mold chips.... or were those BCCs?
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Sad I sold off my big Speakeasy MTT set. Gave it away for almost pennies.I have 23 of the web mold cups securely packed away. 1 is MIA and 4 were never given back to Michael when BCC assets were acquired.
Both web mold and tmolds were included in the bill of sale when I purchased the estate but the actual tmold cups have never been located.
Sadly cpc has said they couldn't use the web molds so the likelihood of them being produced again are slim.