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Catalog Number 1988.23.2
Object Name Matchbook
Title Hotel Regent Matchbook
Date Circa 1950
Year Range from 1945.0
Year Range to 1955.0
Description Match Book, with matches inside removed. Outside cover cardboard, printed with black, green and pink. Printed on front: "HOTEL REGENT/ 50 MACDONNELL ST. / GUELPH, ONT. / MODERATE RATES/ CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING. " Below abrasive striker is printed the manufacturer's name: "STRIKE RITE MATCHES LTD., LONDON, ONT." On the top fold is printed "YOU ARE A STRANGER HERE ... BUT ONCE." Beside this is a circle of blue on blue in which is printed: "Excise Tax 1/5 c."
People LaFontaine, C. Joseph
Search Terms Regent Hotel
Dimensions Closed - 5.0 cm x 4.0 cm; L X W