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Matchcover
also called "matchbook cover" and has one more synonym

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  1. Flexible Match patent, 27 September 1892 - set of 2 match combs shown enclosed folding paper match cover

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 20, 2009
  2. is a thin cardboard covering that folds over match sticks in a "book" or "pack" of matches

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  3. Covers have been used as a form of advertising since 1894, two years after they were patented, and since then, have attracted people who enjoy the hobby of collecting

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  4. Collectors are known as phillumenists, or "lovers of light", and include people who have a shoe box or fish bowl filled with packs from local stores and restaurants, to serious collectors with covers organized in hundreds of different topics

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  5. In 2005, there were over 1800 active collectors in the The Rathkamp Matchcover Society (The Voice of the Hobby Since 1941), spread over 20 countries worldwide

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