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    [matchbook advertising John Pelesky Market Grocery]
    Creation Date: 1944-1945
    Catalog ID: 2014.155.11
    Matchbook made by the Match Corp. of America, Chicago, IL and advertising John Pelesky Market Grocery and Mannings Market, Tacoma, WA, 1944-45. Made of stiff paper, blue paper covers, with tan colored paper matches with pink tips. Printed on flap in silver lettering: John Pelesky / Market Grocery / Mannings Market / Tacoma, Wash. On back is a large square advertisement with diamond shaped illustration of a butcher holding up a large piece of meat on a counter. Printed to left in blue letters in different styles: The Finest / Meats / in town / Choice Cuts. Printed on the inside of the book is a calendar for the year 1945. Matches made of tan colored paper with pink tips.
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    [match safe]
    Creation Date: 1890-1891
    Catalog ID: 2014.135.35
    Match safe made by J.B. Morgan, Davenport, IA, ca. 1890-1891. Made of brass with silver or nickel plating on surface, rectangular in shape with curved corners. One side has hinge near center. A button on the side allows the hinged lid to open. Attached to inside of lid is a rectangular piece of sandpaper. Fitted into the base of the box is paper label noting manufacturer name, owner and (probable) purchase date. No surface decoration.
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    Creation Date: 1960s
    Catalog ID: 2014.0.107
    Matchbook made by the Diamond Match Division, New York City, NY, 1960s. Made of paperboard with flap that folds over and fits behind striker pad. Two matches with pink tips present. Printed on short flap is a color illustraiton of a rocket taking off into space, with rocket stand, fireball, and clouds below it. Illustration on back flap is of a lunar module about to land on the moon's surface. The Earth and stars and sky are in the background. Printed in blue letters on flap fold: SPACE AGE - U.S.A.
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    [matchbook advertising Northwest Sausage & Deli]
    Creation Date: 2010-2013?
    Catalog ID: 2014.3.14
    Matchbook made by National Specialties, Lakewood, WA, for use by the Northwest (NW) Sausage & Deli, Centralia, WA, 2009-2013?. Rectangular with one wider end over white tipped matches. Exterior is red with black print. Name of company and address printed on flap. Telephone number printed below on stapled area. Printed on back in black letters: You / can't / beat / Dick's / meat.
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    Creation Date: 2009-2010
    Catalog ID: 2010.20.22
    Matchbook made in Canada by Universal/Eddy Match, 2009-2010. Made of white cardboard with flap that folds over and under a short flap. Large green square with black square center and white print on flap. Printed in white letters on flap: Welcome/Aboard/Amtrak. Back decorated with small green dots and Amtrak logo. Inside are white matches with white tips.
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    [fire drill cap]
    Creation Date: 1880-1920?
    Catalog ID: 1959.19.279
    Drill cap for firemaking kit, Arctic culture area / Eskimo, 19th century. Made of curved piece of brown wood that tapers toward either end. Ends are oval in shape and cut straight. Carved onto either side below curve is a hollowed area. On either end and on opposite sides is a large drilled hole. On other side is a smaller hole. One side has a second small hole. Set into top of curved area is black/green stone that is oval shaped. At center is round drilled hole.
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    [firemaking drill]
    Creation Date: 1880-1920?
    Catalog ID: 1994.0.33
    Drill for firemaking, Arctic culture area / Eskimo (?), 180-1920? Made of large piece of wood, cylindrical with tapered end. Tip is indented and blackened. Opposie end is curved, blackened, and has a nail extending from it. A secon nail extends from center of drill.
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    [matchbook advertising the Commercial Hotel]
    Creation Date: ca. 1910s - 1930s
    Catalog ID: 2016.24.108
    Matchbook advertising the Commercial Hotel, Yakima, WA, ca. 1910s - 1930s. Cardboard matchbook is green and black with white and black print. On front flap is illustration of skyline of Yakima and Mount Rainier in the background. In foreground are fields and black silhouette of trees. On back flap is illustration of hotel building with red apple at bottom in black band. Inside cover is gray with eighteen matches without heads. Staple at bottom, under striker. Printed on front: THE HOTEL Commercial/ YAKIMA WASHINGTON/ THE/ Eastern gateway to Mt. Rainier/ Close Cover Before Striking. Printed on back: YAKIMA'S BEST/ FAMOUS FOR FINE FOOD/ COFFEE SHOP DINING/ ROOM CAMILLIA ROOM/ Yakima, Wash. Printed on top: T.T. CHAMALES, JR./ MANAGING DIRECTOR. Printed on bottom: Universal Match Corp., Seattle.
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    [matchbook advertising Market Place Restaurant]
    Creation Date: ca. 1980s - 1995
    Catalog ID: 2016.24.96
    Matchbook advertising Market Place Restaurant, Lake Oswego, OR, ca. 1980s - 1995. Cardboard matchbook is metallic gold color with gold color and brown print. Printed on front and back flaps are restaurant logos, M and P in light green with white floral design. Inside flap is green with white print of map and advertisements for the Market Place and the Sandpiper Restaurants. Twenty-eight black matches with gold color heads inside. Staple at bottom of striker. Printed on front: Market Place/ a restaurant/ PLEASE CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING. Printed on bottom: UNIVERSAL MATCH, PORTLAND. Printed inside: Dining-Cocktails/ Dancing/ BOONES FERRY RD. & MONROE PKWY./ LAKE OSWEGO, OREGON/ 503-635-3456/ Also Visit the Sandpiper/SILVERDALE, WASHINGTON/ (206) 692-6146. Printed behind matches: Cameo.
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    [matchbook advertising Portland Hotel]
    Creation Date: ca. 1930s - 1951
    Catalog ID: 2016.24.75
    Matchbook advertising the Portland Hotel, Portland, OR, ca. 1930s - 1951. Cardboard cover is red with red and white print. On front flap is hotel emblem with cross on shield, surrounded by circle. On back flap is the hotel logo in a circle. Printed on top fold is illustration of telephone. Inside flap is gray. Staple at bottom of striker. Printed on front: THE PORTLAND HOTEL/ PORTLAND OREGON/ CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING. Printed on top: ATWATER 1171. Printed on bottom: UNIVERSAL MATCH CORPORATION/ PORTLAND, ORE.