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    Posted 1 year ago

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    Maderia, is new to CW, and posted a collection of Match Books. So I thought I could post a few, to maybe show some different ones! It's just another, post for fun, because, it's fun to look at them, and if you've been there, it might bring back some good memories! :^D

    Thanks for looking, and if you see Maderia's post, say welcome to CW! :^)


    1. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      My parents would collect Match Books from places that they went, because they smoked, but also for a free souvenir, to remember the place by. Some of these I got from ones that my parents had collected, a few that I collected, because I learned too! :^D The rest, and largest amount, I got from Estate Sales, Garage Sales, or the Flea Market, just because! :^)
    2. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      Here's a link to Maderia's post, of Match Books:

      Remember to say welcome to CW! :^)
    3. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Bill, this is a great matchbook collection - I'm the same way, if we're on vacation and a hotel or restaurant has a nice logo matchbook will take it as a souvenir. Don't smoke (parents did, like yours, it was a generational habit), but love the travel memories, plus they come in handy for power failures
    4. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      Thanks Jenni, they're harder to come by now days, can't get anything for free, hardly! :^D
      Thank you for the love too! :^)
    5. Brunswick Brunswick, 1 year ago
      Freaking Flippin' Wow!!!!

    6. Collectables59 Collectables59, 1 year ago
      I just love any collections. Nice lot. Neil
    7. Windwalker, 1 year ago
      So do you friends alway say .... You got a cool collection,.....
    8. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      Thanks Thomas, always nice to have you stop by! :^D

      Thank you Neil, I appreciate it! :^D

      Well if they did Windwalker, I'd say "Yes, but don't light that here! Take it outside!" &:^} Thanks! :^D

      Thank you all for stopping by for a look, and then loving what you saw,
      and Kevin, it's always great to get! :^)

    9. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      Hey clockerman, good to see you stop by, and check my Match Books out, and love them! Thanks! :^)
    10. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      Always good to see you Mike! :^D Thank you for the love! :^)
    11. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      Manikin hello, and thank you for the love! :^)
    12. lzenglish, 1 year ago
      Fantastic Collection Bill !
    13. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      Hey thanks Izenglish, I just grabbed a few to show Maderia, some that I had, but I guess they haven't seen them yet!
      Oh, our family normally goes to the Nor-Cal Ren-Faire on the opening day, they usually do 2 for 1, or some type of discount price. I think it would be great to meet up there, if we could work it out, it's always great fun for us! :^D
      Thanks much for the love too! :^)

    14. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      You're making the rounds Mike, and spreading the love, thank you! :^)
    15. dlpetersen, 1 year ago
      I think this is a great collection. I have a post of sugar packets I picked up at a yard sale. These type of collections are full of fun and memories.
    16. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      They also don't take up too much room! :^D Thanks for your comment dlpetersen, and for the love! :^)

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