Matchbook [Varig]; Varig Airline (Brazil, estab. 1927, closed 2006); 2016.167.27

Name/Title

Matchbook [Varig]

About this object

Matchbook: Cardboard. Front: “REDE / Tropical / DE HOTEIS/ Uma empresa do Grupo Varig / BRASIL.” With blue logo and blue, white and black stripes. Back: “VARIG / desde 1927” with blue, white and black star motif logo and blue, white and black stripes. Addresses and contact details for Brazilian hotels inside book and on front cover. Maker’s mark “CIA. FIAT LUX – TRAV. PINHEIRO, 194 – CURITIBE – PR – IND. BRAS. / CONTEM 20 PALITOS C.G.C. 33.016.338/0002-71”. Contains cardboard matches, white with light blue striking head.

Maker

Varig Airline (Brazil, estab. 1927, closed 2006)

Maker Role

Commissioned by

Place Made

Brazil

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Matchbook/Firemaking Equipment/Temperature Control Equipment/02 Furnishings/Nomenclature

Object number

2016.167.27

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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