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candlestick, pocket

human history
  • Other Name

    Camp Pocket Candlestick A Soldier's Friend (maker's title)

  • Description

    pocket candlestick, WW1: "Camp Pocket Candlestick A Soldier's Friend".

    tin with hinged lid containing candle and box of 'Three Diamond' matches, metal fittings inside tin as candle holder and matchbox holder, illustrated lid, coloured photograph showing military camp and [Australian] soldiers with product name: CAMP POCKET CANDLESTICK / A SOLDIER'S FRIEND

    markings: .1: patent markings printed on lid and base of tin: 'PROV. PAT. 17.9.17' (on lid), 'PATENTED 19-7-15 / No. 16856' on base

  • Place
  • Associated Place
  • Accession Number
    2004.50.1
  • Accession Date
    25 May 2004
  • Department
"Camp Pocket Candlestick A Soldier's Friend".

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