APOLLINARIS Match Strike ~ c 1900APOLLINARIS Match Strike ~ c 1900APOLLINARIS Match Strike ~ c 1900APOLLINARIS Match Strike ~ c 1900APOLLINARIS Match Strike ~ c 1900APOLLINARIS Match Strike ~ c 1900

APOLLINARIS Match Strike ~ c 1900

This is pottery pub match striker is 3 7/8 inches in diameter and 3 inches tall. The strike were a mainstay in English and French pubs holding the matches upright and struck along the rough side of the piece.

A spring was discovered by chance in 1852 in Georg Kreuzberg’s vineyard, in Germany. He named it after St Apollinaris of Ravenna, a patron saint of wine. The slogan in 1895 it was crowned The Queen of Table Waters.

The match strike is in excellent condition, never used.

Item ID: AMT3024

APOLLINARIS Match Strike ~ c 1900

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