Fellow Woody Boater Robert Murdock actually collects these things. Like there are cases for them? What the hell? BUT SO SO COOL!
Okay, there is so much of all this stuff around that is made again. I swear, Oh, I swear all right. But Matchbooks? Little thumbnail works of art, and basically not worth the energy or effort to replicate.
I had found this on ebay and sent it to him. Of course I had met my match. Get it. match? Book? Okay, next slide please
The Pussycat. Oh hell to the YA! I dont see this name anymore? Its such a 60’s classic.
Huns Bunny! Customized matchbooks are one of the ultimate details.
Hand these out at the races to build a fan base.
Dealer Matchbooks. I bet Chris Craft made these. Along with the smoking industry. You forget how deep the marketing and smart tobacco marking was.
Line art is the best art – Okay Art, Molly O art is the best art.
The following are old file images from past Matchbook stories. Wow, I must really like these little things. They spark conversation for sure.
Cool Mid Century art
On the matches
BEST OF THE BEST
Steelcraft book is insane
Simple and cool
I have a box of these
You go Bob!
Amazing art- ya ya, not that art..
THAYERS! WHAT, is this the real Thayers or ? AHHHHH