Paper and metal staple
Overall: 2 x 2 x 1/2 in. (5.1 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm)
World War II era figural matchbook, front flap depicts nude woman in sailor's hat with Navy imagery and text: "WORLD'S LARGEST/ 7 SEAS/ LOCKER CLUB/ & CLOTHIERS/ TWO CLUBS AT YOUR SERVICE/ SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA", top text: "107 W. BDWY./ Phone F-7601/ 407 W. BDWY/ Phone F-4182", back side: similar imagery as front with text: "WORLD'S LARGEST/ MILITARY & CIVILIAN CENTER", inside book text: "Featuring/ 60 MIN. CLEANING/ TAILORING/ SHOW REPAIRING/ BARBER SHOP/ PHOTOS/ NOVELTIES/ JEWELERS/ FOUNTAIN LUNCH/ MILITARY & CIVILIAN CLOTHING/ STEEL LOCKERS", with decorative matchsticks depicting different military branches in uniform with text "7 SEAS".
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
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