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King Cole Bar

Object Number: 
2008.47.157
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 3.8 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with pale yellow exterior. Front cover with burgundy, burgundy halftone dot, green and white logo of man sitting on a throne with white lettering KING COLE above burgundy lettering BAR. Address in burgundy lettering on saddle. Rear cover with logo, name, and location of hotel. Plain interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group