Matchbox cover, British, with matchbox

Catalogue number
  • EPH 4286
Department
Exhibits
Materials
  • Matchbox Cover: metal
  • Matchbox Cover: enamel
  • whole: wood
Dimensions
  • whole: 4x6x2.5 cm
Alternative names
  • full name: Matchbox cover, British, with matchbox
  • simple name: SMO
Category
souvenirs and ephemera

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Purchase & License
Label

Brass matchbox cover (complete with matchbox) bearing the insignia of the Royal Garrison Artillery.

Physical description

Plasti-coated metal matchbox cover (L 6cm x W 4cm x D 2.5cm) decorated with the insignia of the Royal Garrison Artillery (on face), a flaming grenade (on reverse) and initials 'RGA' on spine. There is an empty box of 'Dunyerbit' Ex-Service Men's' Safety Matches box inside.

Printed

RGA Ubique Quo fas et gloria ducunt

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