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Title Swizzle sticks, 2: Oval Bar & Restaurant, 91 Washington St., Hoboken, n.d., ca. late 1930s to 1950.
Object Name Stick, Swizzle
Catalog Number 2011.005.0007
Collection Hoboken Bar & Restaurant Memorabilia Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description 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".
Date 1935-1950
Year Range from 1935
Year Range to 1950
Search Terms Oval Bar
Oval Bar & Grill
91 Washington St.
Caption swizzle sticks
Imagefile 078\20110050007-2.TIF
Classification Bars / Saloons
Restaurants