Matchbook [TEAL]

Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by;  J. Millhoff and Company Limited, Manufacturer; 

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Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by
J. Millhoff and Company Limited, Manufacturer
TEAL cardboard matchbook. Composed of a single piece of folded cardboard. Front: Light teal coloured cardboard with printed text which reads “Another / T.E.A.L. / Service”. The text is in white and dark blue, with the TEAL logo to the right. There is a folded piece of cardboard at the bottom coloured dark blue with a staple holding it in place. “TASMAN EMPIRE AIRWAYS LIMITED” is printed in teal above the staple. On the back is an illustration of a dark blue plane with two white outlined clouds. There is text to the left in blue which reads “CEILING of / SMOKING PLEASURE”. Text below the illustration reads “De Reszke / The Aristocrat of Cigarettes”. Underneath this is the strike strip. At the bottom is a line of blue text on a white background which is upside-down. It reads “Matches (Australia – Zetland, Sydney.” Inside there is a set of 12 matches.
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Signature/Marks and Type
Another / T.E.A.L. / Service Printed
CEILING of / SMOKING PLEASURE / De Reszke / The Aristocrat of Cigarettes Printed
Matches (Australia – Zetland, Sydney. Printed
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Tasman Empire Airways Limited et al. Matchbook [TEAL], 2019.130. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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