Historical information

The markers hallmarks on this match case have become illegible, however the remaining hallmarks show that the case was made in Birmingham, England in 1901.

Match cases are a decorative case that houses a cardboard matchbox.


The social history objects held in the Burke Museum's collection help to tell the stories of Beechworth's past by showing the social, cultural, and economic aspects of the town's history.

Physical description

A silver rectangular match case with an embossed top.

Inscriptions & markings

[?]/ [?]/ anchor symbol/ lion symbol/ b/ [hallmarks]