Over 30,000 matchcovers showcasing
the art and history of American advertising in the early 20th century.
and according to where the phone number is located on each cover.
Up to four digits located on front (lower) or rear (upper) portion. Ex: Telephone 1031
Prefix plus up to four digits located on front (lower) or rear (upper) portion. Ex: Phone Albany 1031
Prefix plus up to four digits located in the middle. Ex: Phone Garfield 1031
Up to four digits located in the middle. Ex: Phone 1031
Starting in downtown Chicago, traveling through eight states, and ending at the Santa Monica pier in California. This collection captures the cities and towns of the “Mother Road” on matchcovers.
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This show was presented at Blue Line Arts Gallery in Roseville, CA from April 16th thru May 1st, 2021. “I had no idea….” was a frequent response by an audience newly introduced to the hobby.
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