Which are your favorite?

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Just putting it out there. Which of these do you prefer? Is it the Top Hat, National Series, Egyptians, Vineyards, Paulson Pharoahs, Classics, Samurai Palace, Mardi Gras or other?
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Mardi gras for me but I have a set of Samurais enroute that I suspect will overtake them
 

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WTHC overall for me, with NPS a very close 2nd, and everything else way behind.

but the NPS 25 is waaaaaaaaaaaaay better than the WTHC 25 - i really dislike that particular chip for some reason. it is the main reason i got rid of my PCR set, but that mold is my favorite so it wins anyway.
 

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Mardi gras for me but I have a set of Samurais enroute that I suspect will overtake them
Love the Samurais. Where did you find them? When I made my decision years ago after getting all of these samples, I went with the Egyptians and haven't regretted it but the Samurais were a very close second for me. I love that the flip side is different on those. Adds a unique flair.
 

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Well seeing off all those chips the only set I ever had was 2600 Pharaoh's that I still kick myself for getting into the position of having to sell....(should have sold something else, but got a good price at the time). I also had 10 of the Egyptian rectangular plaques from the first edition ceramic set to serve as 5k plaques. It was a great set that played in a bunch of games and always looks pretty much new even if after a little soap wash. Great Chips.....the HSI-Primaries a nicer though.....

My second choice of those above would be the Samurai Palace, those were a fine piece of artwork that should be recreated. Who made them would they license a CPC run? Or, Gulp a China Clay version.........
 

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I've owned all of those sets at one time or another (along with 150,000+ other chips).

The only set of those eight pictured that I still own today are the BCC Mardi Gras chips.

And I don't miss any of the others.
 

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I love the artwork on the Samurai, have a T5 tournament set that I bought during the original group buy years ago. They hold a special place in my heart since I was born in Japan while my dad was stationed there. So I have always had a love of Japanese culture and art. The only complaint I get when we play with them is that the denomination is hard to read because it is small.

Also, like the Top Hat, Paulson Pharoahs, and the National chips. I prefer the clay over composite.

But I do like the Egyptian chips and the artwork, have played some games with them as well.

I will be interested to hear other's feedback on the Samurai chips and the denominations.
 
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I have all of these as samples, and a complete set of Egyptians with original Chipco octagons and plaques. But the Mardi Gras are the only ones of these I would have wished I had acquired a set of.
 

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I would say the Nationals, but that "Paulson Chips" mold. :vomit:

So I'd have to say WTHC or the Mardi Gras. Not crazy about the Mardi Gras artwork, but that suits mold is the bomb!
 

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WTHC up to $100; Nationals from $25 on up.

I can't stand the other denoms from either set ... which is why I sold both sets.
 

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WHTC, classics! I love the bright colors and the beautiful progression of edge spots and inlay shapes. Each chip has so many unique aspects!
 

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Mardi gras based on dramatic colors, edge spots, love that blue color in the $1 which would be a workhorse in a typical game (at my house anyway).
 
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