|The pictures show an outside and inside view of all (6) Different Old Risque Woman & Dancing Advertising Match Book Covers in this lot. (5) of these are unused and have all their matches. The last one on the right is destroyed but it was included anyway. Included (from left to right) are the following covers:|
The first one has two images. One is of a dancer sitting with a champagne glass and the other is ao (5) line dancer women. It reads:
WHAT A FLOOR SHOW
HERE'S TO YOU & YOURS
The next one is colorful ©1961 cover with Japanese women, a Japanese pagoda building, and a bamboo sign. It reads as follows:
HANKEE PANKEE GEISHA HOUSE
IN DOWNTOWN TOKYO, JAPAN
FOR TIRED BUSINESSMEN AND HUSBANDS OF TIRED BUSINESS WOMEN
LOOK FOR THE SIGN OF HALF MOON
PLENTEE HANKEE PANKEE
MEMBER DINEE CLUB
RECOMMENDED BY WANCHEE HINES
WE NOT EXPENSIVE JUST LOOKEE THAT WAY!
© COPYRIGHT 1961 TIP 'N TWINKLE, INC.
The third cover pictures a topless blonde woman in a bikini bottom in the desert. Her breasts are embossed on the cover. It is imprinted inside and out as follows:
THE WORST SHOWS IN AMERICA
BUT THE BEST TIME IN THE WORLD!
INTERNATIONALLY FAMOUS SLUMMING SPOT FEATURING THE WORST SHOWS IN AMERICA BUT THE BEST TIME IN THE WORLD.
IN THE CELLAR AT BALTIMORE & FREDERICK STS.
NEVER A COVER OR MINIMUM CHARGE
The next matchbook has a colorful cartoon or comic strip image of a hillbilly or redneck doctor's office. The bearded and barefooted doctor is paying attention to the blonde woman in a bikini instead of the sick blue faced man. It reads as follows:
''BUT DOC - IT'S CLEM WHAT'S AILINT!''
ALWAYS A FRIENDLY WELCOME AT
PAUL'S SOHIO SERVICE
WASHING & WAXING
MOTOR TUNE UP
BRAKES & MUFFLERS
Phone LA. 5-2403
1062 P. A. W.
The next cover has no image. It reads:
JIM PAUL ELLER'S SHOWPLACE
IN THE HEART OF GREENWICH VILLAGE
146 WEST 4th ST. AL 4-5648
The last cover, as mentioned above is destroyed, but still included. It has a nude woman dancing with bubbles or balloons. What can be read is as follows:
606 SO. WABASH AVE.
THE BIGGEST AND PEPPIEST SHOW IN TOWN
4 SHOWS NIGHTLY
FOR RESERVATIONS PHONE WEBSTER 1952
To judge the sizes the Oasis match book measures 1-1/2'' x 3-7/8''. Except for the last one, these covers appear to be in mint unused condition as pictured.