Matchbox; R Bell & Co; [?]; 2010.39

Name/Title

Matchbox

About this object

Matchbox; a metal matchbox with hinged lid and a striking surface on the base. Printed on the lid: 'R Bell & Co Ltd, Wax Vesta's, Estbd 1832, New Zealand'.

Maker

R Bell & Co

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal.

Inscription and Marks

Printed on the lid: 'R. BELL & Co Ltd / WAX VESTA'S / ESTBD 1832 / NEW ZEALAND'

Measurements

h 22mm x l 70mm x w 41mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, manufactures, packaging

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

2010.39

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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