The Matchcover Collector"s Price Guide The Comprehensive Reference Book and Price Guide to Matchcovers by Bill Retskin

Cover of: The Matchcover Collector

Published by Antique Trader Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Antiques & Collectables,
  • Reference works,
  • General,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Antiques / Collectibles,
  • United States,
  • Graphic Arts - General,
  • Catalogs,
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • Matchcovers

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8360613M
ISBN 100930625773
ISBN 109780930625771
OCLC/WorldCa39139219

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Details the The Matchcover Collectors Price Guide book of the match and matchcover collecting, and provides tips for new collectors. [PHOTO NOTE: These are both full-book covers pictured above. We DON'T cut the strikers off covers!!] In any hobby, knowledge leads to both skill and enjoyment.

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Soft cover, by 9 inches, pages. First edition. This illuminating guide provides the most accurate and comprehensive coverage of. Almost all collectors flatten their books like this for display, storage, and safety reasons. Do not strike any of the matches on the striker strip on the covers, doing so renders the cover "less than mint condition" and please do not cut the strike strip off the bottom, this is called a "bobtail" and they are considered worthless at that point.

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