Vesta case featuring portrait of Queen Victoria

Details
Object number
PHSL : 223
Date
1901 (circa)

Description

A rectangular vesta case, for storing matches, with striking ridges on one edge. It is made of compression moulded vulcanite and has moulded decoration including a portrait of Queen Victoria. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
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Dimensions
Width
38mm
Depth
12mm
Length
50mm
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