Box, Vestas; R. Bell & Co.; 2010/4

Name/Title

Box, Vestas

About this object

Empty cardboard box that once held vestas, a short match. The top edge of the box has a rough section used for striking the match.

Maker

R. Bell & Co.

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Place Made

Wellington

Medium and Materials

cardboard

Inscription and Marks

On the front of the matchbox.
"R. BELL & Co's / NON-POISONOUS / ESTABLISHED / (LONDON) 1832 / ROYAL / WAX VESTAS / WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND."
On one side
"NOT FOR USE IN FOREST AREAS"

Measurements

45H x 75W x 15D mm

Object Type

Matchboxes

Object number

2010/4

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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