Paul & Jimmy's

Object Number: 
2007.6.58
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 5.6 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 2 3/16 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed peach on the background of the matchcover with red printed text; "Paul & Jimmy's" is printed at a 35 degree angle on the front a design emblem comprised of a red wine glass, a single cut flower, and a matchbook with the text "Paul & Jimmy's" is printed to the right of the balance of the text on the front that reads "123 E. 18 St. New York, N.Y. 10003 / (Near Irving Place) / (212) 475-9540"; on the reverse, above the striker, "For the Cuisine / to suit your taste / Established 1950" is printed; " CLOSE COVER .. STRIKE ON BACK" is printed on the footer; "WHITNEY DUP. CHECK CO., N.Y., NY" is printed on the manumark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group