Matchbox

R. Bell and Company, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
R. Bell and Company, Manufacturer
Description
One "R. Bell & Co." tin matchbox which is quite full of tiny matchsticks. The lid is marked "R. Bell & Co. Estbd. 1832 New Zealand No.4". Inside the box are short matchsticks, yellow in colour with brown tips. The inner box also contains a tray (possibly for a cigarette).
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Tin
Signature/Marks and Type
R. BELL & Co. / ESTbd 1832 / NEW ZEALAND No.4 Embossed
Accession No
1981.350
Credit Line
R. Bell and Company. Matchbox, 1981.350. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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