Matchbook [Teal]

Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by

1940-1965
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Maker and Role
Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by
Production Date
1940-1965
Description
A 'Teal' match book with image of stylised Tiki printed on front as well as the statement 'Fly Teal.' No matches remain, only stubs. Were originally safety matches which used flint that is on side under the flap. Matches secured to book by single staple. Gold printed surface on outside of card. Blue and green over printing. Given as complimentary gift.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Paper
Processed Material/Metal
Inorganic/Stone/Flint
Signature/Marks and Type
fly TEAL / TEAL / SERVING THE SOUTH PACIFIC / NEW ZEALAND / NORFOLK IS. / AUSTRALIA / SAMOA / TAHITI / FIJI Printed
With the compliments of / TEAL / NEW ZEALAND'S INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE Printed
Accession No
2006.193
Credit Line
Tasman Empire Airways Limited. 1940-1965. Matchbook [Teal], 2006.193. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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