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"FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS" BUGSY SIEGEL MEYER LANSKY CASINO USED CHIP FRAMED MOBSTER

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"THE FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS" BUGSY SIEGEL / MEYER LANSKY FRAMED COLLAGE FEATURING AN AUTHENTIC MATCHBOOK & POKER CHIP FROM 1945-1947 & MEYER LANSKY WORN CLOTHING!! THIS IS A GREAT VEGAS / MOBSTER MEMORABILIA ITEM AS THE CHIP AND MATCHBOOK ARE AUTHENTIC ITEMS FROM THE ERA THE 2 RAN THE FLAMINGO BEFORE BEING KILLED OFF (SIEGEL) & FORCED OUT (LANSKY).
IT IS VERY RARE TO FIND ORIGINAL FLAMINGO CHIPS FROM THE OPENING YEARS ESPECIALLY FROM WHEN BUGSY AND MEYER RAN THE PLACE AS THEY WERE NOT THERE THAT LONG. THE CHIP HAS BEEN MARKED WITH A HOLE THROUGH IT BY THE CASINO TO SHOW IT IS AN EXPIRED USED CHIP THAT WAS NO LONGER TENDER CURRENCY ON THE TABLES.

THE MATCHBOOK IS ALSO AN ORIGINAL FROM THE SIEGEL ERA WHICH AFTER THE HOTEL WAS OPEN FOR ONLY 4 MONTHS THEY CHANGED THE HOTEL'S NAME TO "THE FABULOUS FLAMINGO" & THE MATCHBOOK HERE WE HAVE IN THIS COLLAGE SHOWS THE ORIGINAL"THE FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS" WHICH BASICALLY MEANS THIS MATCHBOOK IS FROM LITERALLY THE FIRST 4 MONTHS OF IT BEING OPEN!!! 

THIS PIECE FEATURES HISTORICAL INFORMATION ABOUT HOW SEIGEL GOT THE NAME "THE FLAMINGO" FOR THIS NEW MOB OWNED PROPERTY IN LAS VEGAS AND ALSO HAS PLAYING CARDS THAT WERE USED BY THE HOTEL YEARS LATER. ON THE FAR LEFT MIDDLE OF THE WAY INTO THE PIECE IS AN ACTUAL SWATCH FROM A SUIT WORN BY THE MOBSTER ACCOUNTANT, MEYER LANSKY AND INCLUDES A LETTER OF AUTHENTICITY FROM HIS FAMILY CERTIFYING THAT THIS WAS ACTUALLY WORN BY HIM! WOW!!  WE CAN'T EMPHASIZE THIS ENOUGH HOW RARE IT IS TO FIND ANYTHING FROM WHEN VEGAS' OLDEST STRIP HOTEL WAS BRAND NEW (1946-1947) & BUGSY SEIGEL STILL RAN THE JOINT!!! KIND OF COOL, IF YOU GO TO WIKIPEDIA AND LOOK UP THE FLAMINGO, IT ACTUALLY SHOWS THE EXACT MATCHBOOK WE HAVE FROM THE SEIGEL ERA SECTION (SEE PHOTO IN THIS LISTING). THIS IS A GREAT PIECE FOR ANY VEGAS OR MOBSTER COLLECTORS AND PERFECT FOR A MANCAVE OR GAME ROOM!!
 
THIS FRAME INCLUDES DOUBLE MUSEUM QUALITY MATTING (OUR MOST HIGH END MATTING WE OFFER) AS WELL AS A BLACK WOODEN FRAME & A GLASS DISPLAY!! FRAME MEASURES APPROXIMATELY 23" X 38" IN SIZE.


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