Hotel Pawnee Taxi
Pawnee City, Nebraska
Maker: Match Corporation of America Chicago IL (Matchcover Collector: Taxi & Cabs)
Cabs and hotels have a long history together. In horse-cab days hotels sent their own omnibuses to train stations to aggressively solicit incoming passengers. Evidently box springs and inner spring mattresses were an innovation at Hotel Pawnee.
Whittlesea's Blue Cab
Las Vegas, Nevada
Maker: Superior Match Co. Chicago IL (Matchcover Collector: Taxi & Cabs)
Whittlesea's Blue Cab started operations in Las Vegas in 1941 and is still in business (2023).