Woodstock Museum Collection Database

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Title Woodstock Matchbook
Date 1967 C
Object Name Matchbook
Catalog Number 2013.14.5
Description White fold over matchbook with black lettering and striking strip. Inside are 20 tear off cardboard matches with blue heads on a cardboard strip stapled in on the lower edge of the matchbook. Front cover has a drawing of the springbank Snow Countess cow statue and reads: "Woodstock Ont., Oxford County". On the back there is a drawing of a scroll and words that read: "Visit, Historic Old St. Paul's Church (built in 1834), Oxford Museum, The Fabulous Limestone Quarries, The Woodstock Dam". On the top reads: The Dairy Capital of Canada". On the Bottom Reads: Strike-Rite Matches Ltd., London, Ont".
Provenance Photo to right shows the Matchbook from 3 different perspectives. Brad Janssen received matchbook from person whose father owned Cuthbert's Gas station on Finkle Station.
Year Range from 1965
Year Range to 1970
Material Paper/Metal
Length (cm) 5
Width (cm) 4
Height (cm) 1