duckston09
duckston09
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August 15th, 2012 at 12:04:40 AM permalink
A retired lady named Sandy Marbs living on social security decided to auction off some items on ebay. Sandy decided to list a $1.00 showboat casino chip she kept as a menento from her honeymoon in 1961. She started the bid at $2.25. The auction ended with a final price of $28,988.88.
FleaStiff
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August 15th, 2012 at 12:53:49 AM permalink
H'mmm.... any of that UV stuff in the chips back in those days?
Doc
Doc
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August 15th, 2012 at 6:52:52 AM permalink
I found an article from last year that talked about this, but the MOGH catalog shows the chip and says that the sale took place on 5/4/08.

By the way, I hope everyone understands why I skipped over the Showboat in my Casino Chip of the Day thread. ;-)

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