Match box, tin; R Bell & Co; 2014/7.2

Name/Title

Match box, tin

About this object

A small metal tin, R Bell & Co New Zealand No 4. This tin was used to hold matches. The striking surface is on the bottom of the tin.

Maker

R Bell & Co

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Period

1900

Place Made

London, England

Place Notes

R Bell & Co was in New Zealand 1895 to 1910

Medium and Materials

Tin

Inscription and Marks

Embossed on the lid
N0.R BELL & CO/NEW ZEALAND .4
center reads ESTBD1832

Measurements

2 cm H x 7 cm L x 3.5 cm w

Object Type

Matchboxes

Object number

2014/7.2

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Mokau Museum 07 Aug 2019 22:39 PM,UTC

Hi Peter, we're not sure of the monetary value of this tin but its value to us is in its connection to a local family.

peter 07 Aug 2019 11:20 AM,UTC

does this tin have any value

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