Stork Club Matchbook Magnet (MM120)
This is one sexy little spot with an illustrious history – one of the most prestigious clubs in the world during its sustained tenure. Part of the glamour of the Stork Club is embedded in the raucous exploits of its owner, Billingsley, a bootlegger from Enid, Oklahoma, who apparently got kidnapped by a rival – Mad Dog Coll, and, eventually, Billingsley triumphed over his enemy gangster to become the sole owner of the club. Billingsley was famous for lavishing fabulous gifts upon his clientele.
Of all 3800 designs we sold for 6 years, this one was in the top 5. I looked at it a long time as I redid it. There is both inherent cuteness and fabulous sophistication in this bird. He’s just precious and manages to be awfully smart looking too. I tried to sell the TWA version but no one loved it – I thought, when I found that second cover that people would love the TWA reference, but no, they love the bird. My Aunt Midgey, who is still very glamorous, used to party at this place. HANDSOME stork!!!
The image you see is exactly what we used to produce the magnet. (We include 1 free GypsyFaith sticker per order.)
All GypsyFaith magnets are double the strength of a normal refrigerator magnet; this magnet will hold several pieces of paper to a surface without sliding. The surface is textured, so it does not scratch. We developed it over a period of several years with our production partner in China. It took us a long, long time to get to this PVC product. Our intention, as we developed this product, was to make it as durable as our handmade magnet products were when we first began selling them more than 14 years ago.
Images used to make our magnets are scanned at 9600dpi resolution, reduced to 960dpi for production.
SIZE: This magnet is exactly 1.835 x 2.362 inches OR 4.66 x 5.999 cm (It is about the size of the original matchcover.)
PACKAGING: This magnet is packaged in a hard plastic container for retail sale, then we place it into the mailer.
It ships in a hand addressed, postage stamped padded mailer.
*We ship First Class US Mail for our customers domestic and international; for domestic orders the ship time is approximately 7 days. We do not expedite shipping. Cost for shipping, as well as tax, is calculated at checkout.
10 × .3 × 7.5 in
500 in stock