Matchbook Traveler
Links
Matchbook Companies

www.marylandmatch.com - leading matchbook/matchbox distributor 

www.uccpromos.com/match-books--boxes.htm - Universal Creative Concepts, the successor to famed Universal Match


Books About Matchbooks
 
www.amazon.com/dp/0578220490 - here is a link to the amazon.com page for a new book -- The Rancho Mirage Matchbook Company: A Quirky History Book (Third Edition) -- by Leo Mallette; looks like an interesting read about matchbooks

Links to Other Sites You Might Find Interesting

www.matchcover.org
- the site of the Rathkamp Matchcover Society, the national club for collectors

www.matchpro.org - excellent reference site for collectors

www.refinery29.com/nyc-coolest-matchbooks - just as the title says; enjoy

http://guestofaguest.com/new-york/nyc/nycs-best-matchboxes-to-swipe-on-your-way-out - terrific page showing some of the best matchboxes and matchbooks from New York City

www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/playing-with-matches - nice article about feature matchbooks

www.lileks.com/match - long-time favorite website showcasing matchbooks from the days when they were more "ubiquitous"

www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/youngandhungry/2010/05/03/restaurant-matchbooks-more-than-a-light-for-your-smoke - a nice article from someone who truly enjoys collecting matchbooks 
  
 

www.kentucky.com/2013/08/25/2786648/uncommonwealth-matchcover-collectors.html - article about the Rathkamp Matchcover Society 2013 convention in Erlanger, Kentucky

http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/2014/02/05/20-vintage-matchbooks-from-san-francisco-restaurants-past-and-present/#20167-1 - 20 vintage San Francisco matchbooks/matchboxes  

www.eater.com/2015/3/4/8135545/history-of-restaurant-matchbook-nostalgia-souvenir-matches - excellent site including scans of many Los Angeles matchbooks and matchboxes

www.perfectduluthday.com/2015/01/21/duluth-matchbook-collection - enjoyed browsing through old Duluth, Minnesota, matchbooks (and a few recent ones, too)

www.blog.buffalostories.com/looking-back-at-buffalo-through-matchbooks - just as the blog title says -- a look back at old Buffalo by way of matchbooks

www.flickr.com/photos/keglerworld/sets7215614582259294/?ytcheck=1 - lots and lots of old matchbooks and matchboxes from Detroit

www.phillumeny.dk - excellent website featuring the extensive worldwide collection of a well-known collector  

www.tastingtable.com/entertain/national/restaurant-matchbooks-hotels - good article emphasizing why matchbooks are still important

www.latimes.com/food/la-fo-gay-matchbooks-20190201-story.html - article about matchbooks and matchboxes from gay bars in the Los Angeles area on display at the library -- a worthwhile read regardless whether one is straight or gay

www.tulsaworld.com/news/columnists/johnklein/john-klein-matchbook-collectors-gather-for-annual-convention-bringing-millions/article_2aaa0159-d0db-58af-b540-4c0b67d8e5b3.html - article about the 2018 RMS convention near Tulsa, Oklahoma, in August 2018

https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/video/4037864-derusha-eats-custom-embossing-m
atchbooks-at-jax-café
- great news story about Jax Café in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and its personalized matchbooks



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