This is a fabulous collection of 174 Navy matchbook covers of ships manufactured during WWII, mostly destroyers and auxiliary ships.
Format: The collection is in a plain binder with each matchbook individually placed in sleeves designed for this purpose, as shown in the pictures.
Condition: The collection is immaculate.
Price: $275.00 + 5.5% Maine State Sales Tax.
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In memory of my beloved husband John K Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016.
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Hi. I have a USS Utah matchbook that resembles your blue USS Sante cover. I know it was made by Diamond Match Company, but I’m having a hard time narrowing down the time it may have been made. The silver embossed image on the back is a battle scene between the Utah battle ship and three airplanes above it. I haven’t found any other matchbook like it online and I’m wondering if you are familiar with when this style of matchbook was made, resembling the USS Sante?
I’m afraid I don’t have any answers for you on that. My husband would have, but he tragically died a while back. I don’t know enough to comment, for which I do apologize.