Matchbook [City of Auckland Centennial]

Strike-rite (NZ), Manufacturer;  Corporation of the City of Auckland, Commissioned by; 


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Maker and Role
Strike-rite (NZ), Manufacturer
Corporation of the City of Auckland, Commissioned by
Description
Matchbook: cardboard, white background. Front: “CITY OF AUCKLAND CENTENNIAL 1871 1971” with logo comprising of a pink and an orange arrow that meet and travel upwards. Back: depicts an image of the Apollo moon landing with “APOLLO / MOONSHIP / A souvenir matchbook / of the lunar landing / craft which landed / six men safely on the / moon and helped / return three others / to earth when / their moon / mission was / aborted”. Bottom: “STRIKE-RITE (N.Z.) BOX 263 AUCK.”. Contains matches, white with blue striking head.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Signature/Marks and Type
CITY OF AUCKLAND CENTENNIAL 1871 1971 Printed
APOLLO / MOONSHIP / A souvenir matchbook / of the lunar landing / craft which landed / six men safely on the / moon and helped / return three others / to earth when / their moon / mission was / aborted Printed
STRIKE-RITE (N.Z.) BOX 263 AUCK. Maker's Mark
Accession No
2016.167.52
Credit Line
Strike-rite (NZ) et al. Matchbook [City of Auckland Centennial], 2016.167.52. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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