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Posted 6 years ago


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I found this matchbox in a rumage sale about 5 years ago, in Norquay, SK, Canada. There is a note inside, dated Nov.11, 1960. It reads
" Dad gave me this match box as a gift. It was Dad's Fathers . He (Grandfather) gave it to Dad when he was about 12 years old in England. " I don't have any names or ideas who may have owned it, but am interested in any information about it


  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
    No silver marks anywhere on it?
  2. Yelrob, 6 years ago
    It is 1 1/2 inches high, 1 1/4 inches wide and approx.1/4 inch deep with no extra markings than what you see in the photo
  3. havenrain havenrain, 6 years ago
    OMGosh I love it!
  4. toolate2 toolate2, 6 years ago
    Maybe designed to be worn as a watch fob?
  5. Yelrob, 6 years ago
    There is a chain attached to the top of it similar to a watch fob
  6. Yelrob, 6 years ago
    The chain it is on is definitely for a man There does seem to be a match striker on the bottom Thank you all for the information
  7. Yelrob, 6 years ago
    I have tried every way I know how to get a picture of the stiker but to no avail I did however get a picture of the chain and will put it with the other pictures shortly
  8. surfdub66 surfdub66, 3 years ago
    When you open the lid there are normaly marks around the rim that cover when its closed , but not always , any chance of a pic with it open and one of the base , its known as a" vesta"

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