Last Updated on 10/24/2004 by bidz
By Michele Alice
October 24, 2004
“Phillumenists? Who are they?
Actually, they are a worldwide group of collectors of all things having to do with matches.
Though the hobby, called phillumeny, comprises everything from manufacturers’ catalogs and samples to such non-ephemera (“hardware”) as match strikers, it is the collecting of matchcovers, matchboxes, and matchbox labels that is of paramount interest.”