Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.
During WWII, Hitler was used in a lot of goofy products. Superman punched him out, Bugs Bunny pulled his pants down, and this matchbook let you strike a match on his butt.
- Fact 1: The hobby of collecting matches, matchbooks and boxes is known as phillumeny.
- Fact 2: The earliest matches were pine sticks impregnated with sulfur, and were used to light oil lamps in 6th-century China.
- Fact 3: Modern friction matches use phosphorus sesquisulfide heads, which ignite when dragged across a suitably rough surface.
- Fact 4: The first matchbook was patented in 1892, and quickly became the standard for packaging matches for sale.
- Fact 5: The first novelty matchbook appeared in 1895, with pasted photos and a hand-written advertisement for the Mendelson Opera Company.