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Title Three brass poker chips from Hoboken Elks Hall (Lodge or Club), n.d, ca. 1900-1950.
Object Name Chip, Poker
Catalog Number 2008.012.0094
Collection Hoboken Societies & Organizations Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Three brass poker chips stamped "Elks Hall, Hoboken," of 3 different values, no date, circa 1900-1950. Stamped brass, each denomination of different shape and design.

$1.00 [one dollar]: rectangular with rounded corners, 1-1/16" high x 1-1/2" wide.
25 [twenty-five] cents: 1-1/8" diameter
5 [five] cents: circa 1-1/32" hexagonal

The use of the term "Hall" rather than Lodge or Club probably dates this nearer 1900 than later. Currently: Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, Lodge No. 74, 1005 Washington St., Hoboken.
Date 1900-1950
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1950
Search Terms Elks Club
Elks Club (1005 Washington St.)
Elks Lodge
Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, Lodge No. 74
Caption poker chips, front
Imagefile 065\20080120094.TIF
Classification Recreation
Social & Personal Activity