|Title||Swizzle sticks, 2: Oval Bar & Restaurant, 91 Washington St., Hoboken, n.d., ca. late 1930s to 1950.|
|Object Name||Stick, Swizzle|
|Collection||Hoboken Bar & Restaurant Memorabilia Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
Swizzle sticks, two, from Oval Bar and Restaurant, 91 Washington St., Hoboken, no date, circa late 1930s to 1950. Blue glass rods, 3/16" diameter x 5-7/8" or 6" high with ball tips; etched letters in gray/silver. Two examples with differences noted below.
Three lines of text found on each:
Oval Bar and Restaurant
91 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J.
Hoboken 3-9596 Dining & Dancing
The business name on both is Old English style lettering with the other text in a sans serif font.
Example 1: medium blue with slightly smaller lettering for the business name but larger lettering for the other text (than found on example 2); text runs bottom to top; overall length 6".
Example 2: a deeper, cobalt blue with the larger lettering for the business name, but smaller letter (than on example one) for the other text; text runs top to bottom;overall length 5-7/8".
|Year Range from||1935|
|Year Range to||1950|
Oval Bar & Grill
91 Washington St.
Bars / Saloons