Tag Archives: collecting matchbooks

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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The Golden Age of Match Advertising Has Returned at TheMatchGroup With Feature Matches!

The Golden Age of Match Advertising Has Returned at TheMatchGroup! We’re proud to announce that TheMatchGroup is the exclusive producer of “retro” feature matches (individually custom printed match stems). This type of printing process hasn’t been offered since the last “golden age of match advertising” that ended back in the late 1960’s early ’70’s!   […]

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The Movie Paterson Featured a Poem About Matches!

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The Movie Paterson directed by Jim Jarmusch Features a Love Poem Inspired by Matches!  In the opening scene in the movie paterson, Adam Driver named Paterson plays a bus driver for the Paterson NJ Transit who breaks up the monotony of his life by writing original poetry based upon observations of the world around him. […]

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Dallas Observer Article re. The Appeal of Collecting Advertising Matches and How They Preserve Life’s Memories and Experiences

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I MISS YOU, RESTAURANT MATCHBOOKS An article written four years ago in the Dallas Observer featuring the lasting appeal of collecting advertising matches and how they uniquely preserve a person’s memories and life experiences that other forms of restaurant advertising such as business cards are incapable of connecting on such an intimate level. When a customer […]

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TheMatchGroup Announces Their New Website GetMatches.com

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  Please take the time to visit www.GetMatches.com and check out our interactive tools to upload your logo and create your own match book and match box art layout designs! TheMatchGroup was founded to provide the most efficient & responsive customer service, while offering the LOWEST Factory-Direct Prices and the Quickest Delivery Time in the industry. […]

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