Scrapbook of Vintage Matchboxes and Flip Match covers



Date Published: 1950's
Size: 4to

Stunning scrapbook featuring many hundreds of vintage matchbox and flip matchbook covers glued in to the pages of a Queen Elizabeth Coronation 1953 Scrap Book; occasionally ordered by subject (including a page of German box covers, or a page relating to Ocean Liners) sometimes random; includes 3 with pin-up girl theme (two from Panama, one New York) and two from the Catalina Lounge Texas promoting the nightly ‘Floor Shows’; UK, USA, Europe; hotels, bars, toothphaste, beer, hardware, theatres, banks, cigarettes, etc; and including an Elizabeth R 1953 Her Majesty’s Coronation flip matchbook cover; of interest to collectors, graphic designers, advertising, etc; presumably all items circa mid-20th Century; condition varies, from good to rubbed to heavily rubbed; former owner’s name, and some some blue biro to front.

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