Vintage Matchbox Labels

Because all matchboxes are essentially the same, brand-centric advertising on the outsides of these containers has been an important part of the industry since its foundation in the mid-19th century. Designs ranged from generic labels such as the often-imitated ones produced by the Swedish Jönköping Match Factory to more specialized lines like the “Swan Vestas” made by Collard & Kendall in Great Britain. Swedish brands such as Tiger,...Continue Reading