Matchbox [Qantas]

Qantas Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by


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Maker and Role
Qantas Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by
Description
Matchbox: Box with sliding draw. Box: wood, front printed with “SOUTH AFRICA / QANTAS / AUSTRALIA’S ROUND THE WORLD AIRLINE”. Depiction of rhinoceros on pink background. Back printed with “QANTAS / FLIES / TO 5 CONTINENTS / 27 COUNTRIES / SAFETY MATCHES / AVERAGE CONTENTS 30 / MADE IN AUSTRALIA”. Depiction of pink globe with black plane. No matches inside.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Signature/Marks and Type
SOUTH AFRICA / QANTAS / AUSTRALIA’S ROUND THE WORLD AIRLINE Printed
QANTAS / FLIES / TO 5 CONTINENTS / 27 COUNTRIES / SAFETY MATCHES / AVERAGE CONTENTS 30 / MADE IN AUSTRALIA Printed
Accession No
2016.167.4
Credit Line
Qantas Empire Airways Limited. Matchbox [Qantas], 2016.167.4. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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