Item #5816 Thirty-Nine Matchbooks from Leather Bars and Gay Bathhouses

Thirty-Nine Matchbooks from Leather Bars and Gay Bathhouses

Various places: various publishers, various dates. All very good to near fine. Item #5816

Collection of thirty-nine matchbooks from gay bars and bathhouses across the United States. Gathered by an unknown attendee of these various venues in San Francisco, Chicago, New Orleans, and New York. The collection includes matchbooks from well-known venues like the Manhole in Chicago as well lesser-known cruising spots and bars.

Though many of the matchbooks are from the West Coast, the collection reaches across the country and includes such places as: Stud, The Stables, Ambush, Phoenix, S.F. Eagel, D.J., The Advocate, The End Up, Club Baths, Manhole, Ritch Street, San Francisco Health Club, The Saint, Oil Can Harry’s, The Roundup, New Orleans Bourbon Pub, Peacock Alley, Lloyd, The Westlake, The Jaguar, The Land of Oz, Bold Breed, Factory, The Farm, Triangle, Silver Saddle Spa, Jocks Trap, The Hollywood Spa, The New Generation, Parade Disco, and Ramrod.