A southern girl chatting about books, ephemera, life, love, dogs and all things vintage!
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Antique Matchbook Collection
My friend Dave, who collects vintage ephemera and photos (his vintage New Orleans flickr page is here) has a knack for finding the most unusual items when we are out yard saling! On our last yard sale jaunt, he found an AMAZING 1920's - 1940's matchbox collection -- over 600 matchbooks for just $2.00! The collection includes matchbooks related to: cars, soft drinks, food, beverages, restaurants, bars, hotels, motels, and stores. What a great find! He is keeping the collection, but sent me some photos to post here. The matchbooks are so fabulous that I wanted to share them with you.