Matchbook [Teal]

Maker and role
Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by
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Object detail

Accession number
2004.528
Description
Matchbook with a silver cover and natural interior. The cover features a red hibiscus flower with 5 petals and "Fly TEAL" in black. Below the striking surface, also in black, is "HIBISCUS SERVICE TO FIJIi" along with a small image of the red flower. The back has a TEAL logo in red (a stylised bird) as well as "TEAL New Zealand's International Airline". Inside, the green matches remain although their heads have been cut off. The interior writing says: "With the compliments of your TEAL agent".
Marks
FLY TEAL / HIBISCUS SERVICE TO FIJI / TEAL / NEW ZEALAND'S / INTERNATIONAL / AIRLINE Printed
With the compliments / of your / TEAL / agent Printed
Collection
Credit Line
Tasman Empire Airways Limited. Matchbook [Teal], 2004.528. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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