Rectangular Vesta match box of black vulcanite, wi

Made:
Post 1901

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Rectangular Vesta match box of black vulcanite, with metal studs and hinged side flaps for opening, top decorated with portrait of Edward VII in left profile, contained within oval, and surmounted by a crown surrounded by tendrils. Reverse marked "HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE" encircling "EVII", all contained within a circle surrounded by foliage. Post 1901.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1980-676/38
Materials:
box, vulcanite (ebonite) and studs, metal
type:
vesta
credit:
Purchase (Roger Newport)

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