Telephone Girl Matchbooks

Nessa
Submitted by Nessa May 18th, 2011
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My dad collects matchbooks, I thought these ones were funny so I snatched them and scanned them.  Good jobs for your friends!  Pleasant working conditions!

Heck, these matchbooks make me want to be a telephone girl…  where do I sign up?

They are just so quaint and cute.

Tell your friends!

Vital to national defense!

Be a Belle Bringer!

2 Responses to “Telephone Girl Matchbooks”

  1. Allee Willis

    Allee Willis

    Amazing that there are so many different ones themed to working for the phone company.

    I absolutely love vintage matchbooks. I have literally thousands of them, all stashed away in huge plastic boxes. I haven’t looked at them in probably 20 years. I can’t even bring myself to pop the lid open or I’ll be sitting there for a month. I know I have the matches in your top photo but don’t recognize the other ones.

    Beautiful matches always made me want to smoke.

  2. Douglas Wood

    Douglas Wood

    These are great, Nessa! A little bit of history in each tiny matchbook. What strikes me most (no pun intended) is the frequent use of the word, “girl” when referring to grown women.