Very Old Album of Matchbox Lids

There are some 395 - 400 MATCH BOX LIDS in this Album and they appear to date from the late 1800's through to the 1950's. There are a lot of Shipping Line ones....Canadian National Steamships, Port Line NZSCo, Union Steamship, Awatea, Blue Star, The Bank Line, C & D Line, Canadian Pacific, Hamburg Amerika, Nordeutscher Lloyd Bremen etc. There are a lot of old Japanese ones, one for THE BYRD ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION in 1933, one for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897, and many many more highly collectible old lids. Most are glued into the album as pictured.

Item ID: 6700

$95 USD

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Bernard Molloy, Auckland, New Zealand   

At Molloy's of Milford Antiques Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

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