Vintage Clambake Tickets Ephemera for Journaling Scrapbooking Crafts

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DESCRIPTION: Really, cute nostalgic bits of paper ephemera from the northeastern area of Pennsylvania. I have not seen tickets like these before and seem to be a pretty rare, fun bit of nostalgic ephemera.

They are unused tickets printed on different colored shipping tags for local clambake events in the area during the 1950s.

Tickets were made for local rotary, engineer clubs, democratic clubs, etc. for various towns in Pennsylvania including: Pen Argyl, Hellertown, Emmaus, Northamapton, Trumbauervill, etc.

I think theyre a really cool bit of regional history. A great addition to mixed media, altered art, or crafting projects!

Tickets are packaged in re-useable, archival, glassine envelopes for preservation and storage.

CONDITION: The condition of the tickets are good. They are unused, old stock but have some vintage wear from its age of 50 plus years. Please look at the photos for an example of the tickets condition. They are really neat with a nice patina, yet still retain their bright colors. However, some corners might have slight nicks, fading, faint watermarks, or might not lie perfectly flat like new paper. They are made out of a matte cardstock. Please consider these imperfections before purchasing.

SIZE: 2 1/8 X 4 1/4 INCHES

QUANTITY: Buyer will receive a total of four (4) tickets, one of each color. The names of events on each ticket will vary and I will give a random selection from my collection.

HISTORY OF CLAMBAKES: For a historical/ anthopological summary of the importance of clambake events in American food history and local traditions, I found a cool book about the topic:

Clambake: A History and Celebration of an American Tradition (Publications of the American Folklore Society) by Kathy Neustadt