Waterproof Match Container

Description

Part of survival gear in WWII, this olive drab match container is made of ribbed plastic and has a screw-on top. The bottom has an area to hold a flint for striking the match. It contains 11 wooden matches.

Filed In:
Era: World War II
Survival: Matches
Accession #:
1990-3242-0072
Museum Location:
Not on display
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Disclaimer

Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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