The matchbox is made of metal covered with plain black leather. It has a small brass handle and a brass button catch. It is a cube shape, with a hinged lid and push button catch. The inside striking surface is covered by a small hinged section of metal. The box is also used to contain matches.
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Metal covered with black leather. Small brass handle and brass button catch.
37 x 45 x 45mm
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Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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