Maker and Role
Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by
Tin box with hinged lid. The cover has black and white stripes on the left and a solid black background on the right. The right side has an image of a man in a top hat lighting a cigarette. It says: "Marcovitch Black & White Cigarettes" as well as "Made in London, England by Marcovitch - Piccadilly W.". The interior of the lid features a map of Australia and New Zealand. There is a spot at Wellington with 8 dotted lines coming out of it. Sydney, Melbourne and Fiji are marked. On the map is the TEAL logo in black. To the right it says: "Specially packed for TEAL New Zealand's International Airline". The main body of the box is undecorated. Inside, is a piece of foil and wax paper.
Signature/Marks and Type
Marcovitch / Black & White . Cigarettes / Made in London, England by / Marcovitch - Piccadilly. W. / 25 Black & White Maker's Mark
Specially / packed for / TEAL / NEW ZEALAND'S / INTERNATIONAL / AIRLINE Label
Marcovitch et al. Cigarette Box [Marcovitch Cigarettes], 2004.534. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).