Cadillac Bar

Object Number: 
2007.6.268
Date: 
ca. 1986-1999
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
2 x 2 in (5 x 5 cm)
Description: 
Red cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "CADILLAC/BAR" on front in white; "BE SAFE CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING" in white on footer; "15 W. 21st STREET/NEW YORK, N.Y. 10010" in white on sleeve; "UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP., ST. LOUIS 1-800/325-8165" in white on manumark; "212-645-7220" in white on saddle; "CADILLAC/BAR" in white on reverse; in black on white interior: "Visit your Cadillac Bar at/1802 Shepherd Drive/Houston, Texas/713-862-2020/FEATURING AUTHENTIC/TEX-MEX CUISINE/Cabrito, Fried Frog Legs/and Quail, Huachinango/and Carnes Asadas/Roasted Over Live/Mesquite Coals./Also The World Famous Margaritas/"DON'T DRINK THE WATER" above black and white "ARISTOCRAT" in frame with abstract match logo, "UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP., ST. LOUIS/REG. US. PAT. OFF" below.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group