Plastic matchbox

Description

A normal format match box, dating from the 1970s. The sliding inner container is vacuum formed PVC, whilst the outer slip is made of extruded polystyrene and has with striking strips (paper) attached to either side. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
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Inscriptions

printed: "match pack 1 1/2 p AV.47 Safety matches Consolidated Match Company" (outer)
moulded: "CML (UK)" (on inner)

Object number

PHSL : 199

Date

1970 - 1979

Country

Method

outer
inner
Dimensions
Width
36mm
Depth
15mm
Length
51mm

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