Magnetic Paper Clip [Teal]; Tasman Empire Airways Limited (New Zealand, estab. 1...


Magnetic Paper Clip [Teal]

About this object

A magnetic paper clip. It comprises 2 metal pieces almost square joined by a metal spring. The front has a square area of decoration slightly inlaid. The background is off-white and features the words: "FLY" in turquoise, "TEAL" in off-white with blue background, "NEW ZEALAND'S / INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE" in blue. The top portion bends slightly to meet the bottom. On the back is attached a green, rectangular magnet. The edges of the back turn up to conceal the magnet. On one edge is engraved "Japan".


Tasman Empire Airways Limited (New Zealand, estab. 1940, closed 1965)

Maker Role

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Place Made



L 35 W 30 D 18mm (L 1 3/8 W 1 3/16 D 11/16")

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Tasman Empire Airways Limited


Solent Collection

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Clip, Paper/Fastener, Paper/Writing Accessories/Written Communication T&E/06 Tools & Equipment for Communication/Nomenclature

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