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Spindletop Restaurant

Object Number: 
2008.47.94
Medium: 
Cardboard, plastic, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 5.2 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
21 "feature" stick matchbook with laminated blue exterior. Front cover with white image of horse pulling sulky (two wheeled racing buggy) in front of radio tower and white lettering (see transcription in notes). Telephone number of restaurant printed on saddle in white. Rear cover with identical white image and name and address of restaurant in white lettering. Blue interior with white lettering (see transcription in notes) and white image as on exterior of cover. Broad blue matches with white radio tower printed on each.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group