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

Name/Title

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".

Maker

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

Maker Role

Commissioned by

Place Made

Japan

Measurements

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

Subject and Association Keywords

Magnets

Subject and Association Keywords

Tasman Empire Airways Limited

Collection

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

Object number

2004.367

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