Matchbox cover, Canadian

Catalogue number
  • EPH 4285
Department
Exhibits
Materials
  • whole: brass
Dimensions
  • whole: Height 2.2 cm, Length 6.0 cm, Weight 0.052 kg, Width 3.8 cm
Alternative names
  • full name: Matchbox cover, Canadian
  • simple name: SMO
Category
souvenirs and ephemera

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Object description

Matchbox cover, Canadian

Physical description

matchbox cover in brass (L 6cm x W 3.5cm x D 2cm), the front adorned with the insignia of the Royal Canadian Artillery and the reverse engraved with the initials 'ASM'.

History note

First World War period 'trench art' in the form of a brass matchbox cover decorated with the cap badge of the Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA).

Engraved

ASM on reverse

Associated people and organisations

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