Object: Royal Wax Vesta coronation matchbox
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|Title||Royal Wax Vesta coronation matchbox|
New Zealand Wax Vesta Co. Ltd. (manufacturer(s)), 1953, Dunedin
|Medium summary||printed paper covered cardboard|
x 47mm (Depth)
x 15mm (Height)
The label on this box of wax vestas (matches) features the Union Jack and the New Zealand flag. It was uncommon to see both flags on a coronation souvenir as most were made in England and therefore favoured the Union Jack.
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