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Title Matchbook cover: "A Cute Trick" Homestead Bar & Grill, Micca & Scheltz, Props., Corner 3rd & Washington Sts., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1940s.
Object Name Matchbook
Catalog Number 2012.001.0175
Collection Hoboken Bar & Restaurant Memorabilia Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Matchbook cover: "A Cute Trick". Homestead Bar & Grill, Micca & Scheltz, Props., Cor. 3rd & Washington St., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa late 1940s. Printed color on cardstock, 1-9/16" wide x 4-1/2" high.

A pin-up matchbook cover depicts a woman wearing a two-piece bathing or sun suit with a top hat in one hand and holding up a card hand in the other. While "trick" is part of card games, it is unknown if the hat is part of pun on "hat trick" which is only part of bridge, an uncommon game to be played at a bar.

The Homestead was at 301 Washington St.

Match Corp. of America, Chicago.

See objects 2012.001.0187 for another matchbook in another style and with a different proprietor.
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Date 1945-1955
Year Range from 1945.0
Year Range to 1955.0
Search Terms Homestead Bar & Grill
301 Washington St.
Third St.
Washington St.
Caption Homestead Bar & Grill, 301 Washington St.
Imagefile 173\20120010175.TIF
Classification Advertising
Bars / Saloons
Restaurants
Tobacco