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Matchbox cover

From the Collection of Victorian Maritime Centre 220 The Esplanade Crib Point Victoria

Description
Metal souvenir matchbox cover – rectangle in shape with one side open for match strike – silver coloured metal – embossed shipping line logo and flag in enamel.
Size
6 x 4 x 2 cm
Object Registration
M0003
When Made
1923 - 1954
Significance
This is a souvenir which was sold on cruise ships to passengers wishing to have a memento of their holiday. This matchbox case was part of a collection by Debbie Benson & family which the VMC purchased part of, the remainder was donated by D. Benson.
Inscriptions & Markings
EPNS
Enamelled badge on front has RMS Mooltan embossed on it - shipping line flag logo
Last updated
22 Jul 2017 at 4:01PM