Month: February 2020

Beer Hall Synergy

Still going through these "risque" cards from the 1950's I think. Some of them are just weird. There is some kind of beer hall synergy going on...

Let’s go bowling!

I can't even remember the last time I've been in a bowling alley. Why? We need to do that. This matchbook promotes bowling alley membership...

Write home… Check!

These old "checkbox" postcards were quite handy. They cover most common things people write on postcards, just check off the appropriate boxes,...

Kill the dandruff germ!

I picked up this neat bottle at the Saturday auction, it once contained "Newbro's Herpicide" and claimed that it "kills the dandruff germ". ...

Good God, Lemon! Seahorses

From postcard dynasty Carman and Casey, The people who brought you "The story of Shells" and "The Legend of the Sand Dollar", here's "The Tale of...

That’s a different Nikko

The person that collected these matchbook originally must have been quite the traveller. He got this one at the Nikko sushi bar in San...

On the phone again

My sister Cheryl was always on the phone, good thing we weren't on a party line anymore. Not sure who took this picture, but it looked like someone...