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Matches That Play A Starring Role in Movies and Music!

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Bruce Willis in The Fifth Element Did you know that a single match (=the 5th element) was responsible for saving the world at the end of the movie The Fifth Element starring Bruce Willis? For phillumenists (collectors of matches),  we recommend a great film from 1932 called The Match King that follows the real life story of the rise […]

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15 Matchbooks with Incredible Artworks by Leading Illustrators Article From DigitalArtsOnline.UK

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Excellent article from DigitalArtsOnline.UK                  15 matchbooks with incredible artworks by leading illustrators  Executive agent at B&A Louisa St. Pierre explains. “Masterpieces have been created by candlelight; ideas have been shared over a cigarette; phone numbers and information exchanged by scrawling on these portable, multi-purpose notebooks,” she says. […]

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FOUND! 1928 Oldsmobile Cover Letter Presenting Their Match Book Co-operative Dealership Advertising Program

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In addition to being the President of TheMatchGroup, Joseph Danon has been a avid collector of vintage advertising Match books -amassing a collection comprised of tens of 1,000’s of vintage advertising match books dating back over 100 years! Well, while sifting through his collection, Mr, Danon found this well preserved Oldsmobile Motor Works Advertising Dept. Cover Letter dated March […]

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Led Zeppelin’s Starship One Jet’s Match Boxes Sell for $700 on the History Channel’s Pawn Stars TV Show!

Shared from AOL NEWSY Pawn Stars Starship One Matchboxes By Drew Koch , Mikah Sargent We bet you’ll never guess what was valued at as much as $3,000 on a recent episode of “Pawn Stars…” Matchboxes. Wait, what?! But wait, these weren’t just any old matchboxes — they were from Led Zeppelin’s legendary Boeing 720 plane, The […]

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Striking Images: Matchbook Advertising Article from UnderTheInfluence by CBC Rado

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Fantastic Article about the remarkable story and journey of match advertising with references to some remarkable “moments in match history”     Under The Influence To order your Buisiness’ own branded match books get in touch with one of our “matchmakers” at TheMatchGroup or call 1-800.605.7331 TODAY!  

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