Matchbook [TEAL]

Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by;  Lion Match Company, Manufacturer; 


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Maker and Role
Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by
Lion Match Company, Manufacturer
Description
Small, white TEAL matchbook. Square shaped, the matchbook is made out of cardboard which is folded over and held shut with a metal staple. Along the bottom of the opening is a black strip to which one can strike a match. On the front there is a logo printed in gold, with text printed in blue below, "TEAL JET SPEED / Electra Service". On the rear is the text, "TEAL / FLY JET SPEED / Electra" which is also printed in blue and has an image of a plane printed in gold in the centre. On the very bottom of the matchbook is the printed blue text, "LION MATCH CO., INC. LOS ANGLES CALIF[?]". Within the matchbook are matches, black in colour with white heads.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Paper
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
TEAL JET SPEED / Electra Service Printed
EAL / FLY JET SPEED / Electra Printed
LION MATCH CO., INC. LOS ANGLES CALIF[?] Printed
Accession No
2020.4
Credit Line
Tasman Empire Airways Limited et al. Matchbook [TEAL], 2020.4. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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