Not Mine Some Lammers on Ebay (1 Viewer)

mtl mile end

Flush
Joined
Nov 12, 2014
Messages
1,035
Reaction score
921
Location
montreal, Qc, Canada
This is what I think of when I hear "lammer":

00lam.png


So if I'm getting this, a chip with a laminate of some kind with a certain specific (non "chip") function is a lammer. A die cut "Paranoid" chip is not a lammer, it's a die cut chip (as for gaming).
 

Brookston

Straight
Joined
May 14, 2017
Messages
806
Reaction score
1,058
Location
Chicago
I think they are the same material as "paranoids." It a clay material coated in a colored celluloid with a die cut inlay.
 

WedgeRock

Royal Flush
Joined
Feb 25, 2016
Messages
15,764
Reaction score
26,653
Location
America's High-Five
@mtl mile end, the lammers you show are engraved plastic.

The lammers on the ebay auction appear to be clay. I guess you could call them gaming chips, but I agree with @Brookston, I think they were intended to track roulette value by color...
 

mtl mile end

Flush
Joined
Nov 12, 2014
Messages
1,035
Reaction score
921
Location
montreal, Qc, Canada
Yes, I get it. The lammers in my pic were once made of laminated plastic of different colours. The engraving through the outer layers to reveal the lower layer created an effect like the words were printed into the chip. In the picture, it seems the letters are now simply being printed on, but they're still sold as "lammers".

The lammers in the auction are chips laminated with a (die cut) inlay. But you wouldn't call them "chips" per se, you'd call them lammers. Paranoid chips are similar in manufacture process to the auction lammers, but you would call them "chips"..........unless they were being used for roulette.....Hmmm...? :confused
 
Top Bottom