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Elaine's Palace of Chance-CPC Diamond Square NEW

Discussion in 'Custom Chip Gallery' started by Lucky Dog, Sep 19, 2015.

  1. Lucky Dog

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    "Elaine's Palace of Chance" is my most recent Townsend tribute set. As many of you know, My wife's Great Aunt Elaine Townsend owned interests in several casinos in Cuba during the 50's. I'm certain she owned a piece of the "Gran Casino Nacional", "Montmartre", and the "Jockey Club". My goal was to create chips that could have easily been used in a casino with Elaine's namesake. I used an image of Elaine from a 1948 newspaper article titled "Gambling Ladies". The beauty in this set is in its simplicity. Special thanks to J5 who designed the flawless inlay…he truly is the best! CPC produced the chips on the MD 50 which is perfect for these edge spots and this time period. Thanks David for reviving the custom chip business! I will absolutely have a blast playing with these fine chips! O21A7147.JPG O21A7149.JPG O21A7153_2.JPG O21A7157_2.JPG O21A7154.jpg O21A7149.jpg O21A7158.jpg O21A7162.jpg O21A7165_2.JPG O21A7167_2.JPG O21A7172.jpg O21A7177_2.JPG O21A7179_2.JPG O21A7184_2.JPG O21A7185_2.JPG O21A7188_2.JPG O21A7191_2.JPG O21A7202_2.JPG O21A7258.JPG elaines_set2f.jpg elaines_set2g.jpg
     
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    Umm, wow. Glad I checked into CT to see your two new chipsets. Unbelievable artistry from design to manufacturing. Please oil these the natural way...with lots of table play!
     
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    awesome chips!
     
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    dude. how many sets you got in the works?
    this is so old school, i love it. the mold fits perfectly for the theme. ditto for the colours.
    quarter and dime are my faves, but they all work.
    saweet!
     
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    Oh my gosh.......I agree with ellased, how many sets are you doing?? I really LOVE these too! All of them......especially the $500, .10 and plaques. They are awesome!
     
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    that MD-50 mold really rocks your theme, super nice set, congrats and thanks for posting.
     
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    can't stop checking these out.......love, love, love them!!
     
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  8. Lucky Dog

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    Thanks Gang for the wonderful feedback! I'm done for a while. I've had some ideas around Elaine for a while and I felt like I should develop them now in case the custom chip market went south. I'm working on a movie deal to tell Elaine's story and I'm hoping some of these chips/themes might actually make the movie. All a long shot but you never know. We shall see.
     
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    Much good luck with it......:):wink:
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    Beautiful!
     
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    These are beautiful classic chips ... I love that they have edgespot progression thru the denominations, as most casinos would do. Enjoy!
     
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    awesome! The plaques look great aswell.
     
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    Another incredible set--congratulations! The color combos are perfect in every way. The inlay is equally impressive. Nice work!!
     
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    Well done as usual!
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    Classic simple good looking chips, Fabulous set!
     
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    Wonderfull, would order a set from .10 to 5, with e little blue-isher in the 1. really like the 2 colors and the spot progression!
     
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    Love the classic look. Good luck with them
     
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    The chips, the story behind them, simply stunning.
     
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